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One HAPPY heart - Leo Hofstra

Written by Monday, 15 January 2007 00:00
Preventing heart attacks by clever diagnostics Although cardiologists are very good at treating heart attacks, it is still difficult to predict one six months in advance. Leo Hofstra is developing a unique programme that combines various different techniques to do just that.

Robots in the classroom - Karl Tuyls

Written by Monday, 15 January 2007 00:00
How agents will change our society In 2050, we will be fielding a team of robots to play the football world champions, and the match will not be disappointing. Karl Tuyls is working on developing machine-learning techniques that will enable ‘agents’ of this kind to learn from themselves, from others…

Intestinal intrigues - Jogchum Plat

Written by Monday, 15 January 2007 00:00
Plant sterols seen in the context of evolution Jogchum Plat is convinced that our intestines play an important part in the development of cardiovascular disease. And he thinks people should pay more heed to their origins, according to his Dies lecture. ‘Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death…

Laws without Frontiers - Bram Akkermans

Written by Monday, 15 January 2007 00:00
Plea for Europeanization of Property Law It is currently impossible for a Dutch national to buy a house in France with a German mortgage, despite the fact that the law of property in these countries is built on the same principles. Bram Akkermans is an enthusiastic supporter of the ‘Europeanization’…
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