A video game paired with a fitness device is yielding very encouraging results for elderly people with dementia, according to a study by KU Leuven and ETH Zurich.
Sertraline slows down the production of certain amino acids. This makes it possible to fight cancer without harming healthy cells.
Researchers at KU Leuven in Belgium have developed a system whereby AI uses brainwaves to determine precisely who someone with a hearing problem can listen to.
PFAS are non-biodegradable chemical compounds that are bad for the environmentand and are notorious in the Dutch construction industry. KU Leuven has developed a method that filters them out of water.
Belgian scientists have found a CO2-free way to produce ammonia. This will enable farmers to produce environmentally friendly fertilizer themselves.
A vaccine is being developed to combat COVID-19 that is based on an older vaccine against yellow fever.
Of all the world’s regions, it is Africa’s energy needs that are likely to increase the most rapidly in the coming decades. This is due […]
In the weekly ‘follow-up’ section we present a sequel to last week’s best-read article here on Innovation Origins. The story this week was about a study […]
For the first time, researchers at KU Leuven were able to perform tests on human brains in a specific brain area that makes it possible […]
Unfortunately it will not be in time for the World Athletics Championships in Doha that starts on Monday, but recent research carried out by the […]
In the train from his hometown Den Hoorn to his work in Eindhoven at the Fontys Paramedische Hogescholen, Tim Gerbrands scrambled together an excel file, […]
Scientists from KU Leuven and imec have successfully developed a new technique to isolate microchips. They use metal-organic grids, a new type of materials with […]
European study by Leuven University: nitrogen emissions are even more damaging to nature than expected, biodiversity at risk
“European targets for nitrogen deposition will have to be adjusted” A European study led by biologists from KU Leuven shows that nitrogen precipitation is “a […]
Researchers at KU Leuven and data intelligence company SciSports have developed a new algorithm to assess football players’ on-the-ball actions. Their model goes beyond traditional […]
When grandparents engage with their grandchildren, their interaction is essentially characterized by haptics. An element that is completely absent from long-distance digital contact. Verena Fuchsberger […]