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Mass self-screening: Could it bring the pandemic to an end?

The Netherlands entered 2021 under partial lockdown. With the earliest end-date (19th of January) in sight, discussions begin. The government is trying to find...

Lockdown: Is more family time better?

It is in our nature to seek the bright side of things. During lockdown many of us feel trapped and hopeless. One way to...

Utrecht University scientists: Breakthrough in studying SARS-CoV2

The second wave is knocking on Europe’s door. The winter is almost here as well, with shorter days and darker nights. But there is...

Towards a more sustainable water use in agriculture

It is common knowledge that 70% of the Earth is covered by water. However, it might come as a surprise that 70% of the...

Pandemic horrors: Understanding how fake news spreads

The article looks at the research done on the influence of social media accounts in disseminating conspiracy theories during a pandemic

Hygiene during the pandemic: Discipline or practice?

Countries differ in the austerity of their Corona-related measures. As the summer arrived, many countries relaxed the measures. Now, however, rumors of new lockdown...

Utrecht University joins the AI-translator race

There is nothing more frustrating than a vending machine eating your coins but refusing to deliver the snack or drink. In all seriousness, artificial...

Ocean saving research awarded by Utrecht University

Utrecht University awards a special prize to oceanographer Erik van Sebille for his research focused on reducing plastic waste from the oceans. Delayed award The Agnites...

Artificial intelligence: Hope for climate change?

Climate researchers from the Utrecht University, in collaboration with other scientists, are paving the way for a revolution in the study of melting ice-caps...

Research continues into implementation of universal basic income

The idea of ​​a universal basic income for all has been around for some time now although its implementation has been lagging. This has...

Corona virus antibodies found in mothers milk

The breast milk of women who had COVID-19 has been found to contain antibodies against the corona virus. This new finding has emerged based...

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 4 billion...

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Leidsche Rijn project is creating hope for housing crisis in Utrecht

Housing shortage in Utrecht and in the Netherlands has always been a topic spoken about. This crisis particularly affects students, young people, and the...

Mass self-screening: Could it bring the pandemic to an end?

The Netherlands entered 2021 under partial lockdown. With the earliest end-date (19th of January) in sight, discussions begin. The government is trying to find...

Black owned businesses: Why more now?

In light of the various race equality movements that have taken place all over the world, more questions are being raised about the racial...

The (slightly) bright side of 2020

Now, 2020 is past. But, it is the year that will be stamped in our brains and memories for years to come. The year...