Culture

Like father, like son

Wednesday, 21 June 2017
Like father, like son

As a little boy, for Wiebe Bijker there was hardly anything better than playing in his father's lab—not a lab with microscope...

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Mind

Our failing memory

Friday, 17 March 2017
Our failing memory

A memory that does not seem to coincide with reality is innocent enough in everyday life. Indeed, we all experience blind spo...

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Globalisation

More power to Brussels

Wednesday, 29 March 2017
More power to Brussels

The signing of the Maastricht Treaty marked the first step towards the establishment of the European Union (EU) as we know it...

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Technology

Data science: changing the world one bit at a time

Thursday, 23 February 2017
Data science: changing the world one bit at a time

The amount of data produced by scientists increases by one third every year, according to the European Commission. How can th...

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Society

“If the work’s too hard, make it easier”

Friday, 17 March 2017
“If the work’s too hard, make it easier”

A new institute is aiming to enhance the participation of people with occupational disabilities in the labour market. The Inc...

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Money

A good story about pensions ... yes, really!

Thursday, 30 March 2017
A good story about pensions ... yes, really!

‘My pension? Hmmm... I’ll look at it by that time.’ ‘Let’s worry about that when we get there.’ Particularly people who have ...

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Body

“Pneumonia is still the biggest killer in Africa”

Friday, 11 November 2016
“Pneumonia is still the biggest killer in Africa”

Twelve November it is World Pneumonia Day. Camielle Noordam did PhD research on pneumonia in children in sub-Saharan Africa. ...

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