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Understanding the cause of devastating earthquakes and tsunamis

Where do really big earthquakes take place? This is one of the biggest questions for earth scientists, but also for the nearly...

Utrecht researchers to develop app to predict plastic movement at sea

World Conservation Day has become the focal point for the Galapagos Plastic Free project, which aims to make the Galapagos Islands the...

New tariffs for P+R garages in Utrecht

New tariffs will become applicable for four P+R garages in Utrecht as of 1st September. The new P+R combination ticket offers more...

Immunotherapy of cancer: Gadeta BV and UMCU exploit a novel therapeutic approach with potential broad anti-tumor reactivity

The ongoing defense against life-threatening pathogens and cancersOur immune system is constantly at work in an effort to protect us from threatening...

Five Utrecht scientists get Covid-19 research grants

The Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development (or ZonMw) has approved grant proposals from five researchers in Utrecht that will study...

Progression towards cure for cancer by Utrecht University

Scientists from Utrecht University offer a new explanation for one of the greatest mysteries in the field of cancer research. Loss of...

VodafoneZiggo testing its 5G network in Utrecht despite potential detrimental effects to health

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Utrecht answers call for sustainability

From solar panels to circular living spaces, Utrecht has made large strides in the path to a greener city.

Earth Day 2020- The climate crisis is not on hold

Earth Day 2020 For many, the coronavirus pandemic has overshadowed our day-to-day lives, changing the way we connect and...

Public survey available during the corona virus measures

The GGD Utrecht (Municipal Health Authority of Utrecht) on behalf of the RIVM (Netherlands National Institute for Public Health and the Environment)...

Utrecht to build its first floating solar panel field

The Haarrijnseplas (Haarrijnse lake) will get its very first lot of floating solar panel islands that will help power around 1,400 households...

Human antibody developed to tackle coronavirus

Researchers from Utrecht University, together with fellow researchers from Erasmus MC and biotech company Harbor BioMed, have developed a human antibody that...

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The enthralling history of ballet

Ballet is the fairies' BaseballOscar Levant Very rare species of humans will not be amused by the magic wand...

The age of dragons and georeferencing

This article is about georeferencing old maps which allows to compare them to new ones. Georeferencing is conducted by Utrecht University and is an interactive method which gives access to the old and new maps of the university library's collection.

The witch weighing house near Utrecht

In Oudewater near Utrecht, there still stands a weighing house. In the 16th century this weighing house produced not-a-witch certificates.

Coronavirus cases rising in Utrecht: All you need to know

The graph of coronavirus cases in the Netherlands is going up at a very fast rate. According to the latest data released...

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Rietveld Schröder House: an iconic masterpiece

Rietveld Schröder House is an iconic masterpiece of the architecture world. Although, to the average public, it is just a pretty house....

Beer and Bitterballen

Dutch cuisine is not really the most mouth-watering in the world. But the beer-bitterballen combination is a delicious exception

Coronavirus cases rising in Utrecht: All you need to know

The graph of coronavirus cases in the Netherlands is going up at a very fast rate. According to the latest data released...

The age of dragons and georeferencing

This article is about georeferencing old maps which allows to compare them to new ones. Georeferencing is conducted by Utrecht University and is an interactive method which gives access to the old and new maps of the university library's collection.