The President of the Flemish Youth Council, Nozizwe Dube, has been named "Young European of the Year". Since 1997, the Schwarzkopf Foundation has awarded this prize to young people in Europe for their societal commitment.
The monumental and world-famous early 15th century painting 'The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb', by the brothers Van Eyck, and which hangs in St Bavo's Cathedral in Ghent, can now be viewed online in ultra-high gigapixel resolution on the Google Arts & Culture platform.
KU Leuven and the Scientific Institute of Public Health (WIV-ISP) in Brussels have set out to develop a vaccine that protects against both rabies and yellow fever. The vaccine has to be effective, safe, inexpensive, easy to produce and not temperature sensitive.