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14/03/2017

Leuven duo ensure safe ride for Europe’s navigation system

Borrowing from cryptography and online banking, Vincent Rijmen and Tomer Ashur are ensuring that Galileo, Europe’s answer to the GPS, is hacker-proof by the time it rolls out in 2020.



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15/02/2017

Q&A: Treating cancer with precisely targeted drugs

Yana Dekempeneer is researching the next generation of cancer drugs that attack only the malignant cells, leaving the healthy ones intact.

Proponents of targeted therapy – a more precise method of killing cancer cells – call it the future of cancer treatment. Yana Dekempeneer is a PhD student at the Free University of Brussels (VUB) and the Belgian Nuclear Research Centre, where she investigates nanobodies, antibody fragments that could become the building...

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