The Belgian scientist Bart De Strooper is among the four winners of the Brain Prize. Each year the Danish Lundbeck Foundation awards this prize to people that have delivered a major contribution to brain research.
Born in the Belgian town of Eupen in 1970, Mathias Cormann studied law at the KUL (Leuven) before launching his political career and becoming Municipal Councillor of Raeren in 1995. One year later he decided to fly off to Australia for good.
The fact that our country is what it is today is thanks in part to its heroines. Nine of these women made a contribution by becoming real pioneers in their own fields. This list is far from exhaustive and does not contain all the women worthy of inclusion.
The animal park in Cambron-Casteau is preparing to welcome some new guests: dinosaurs! - Tyrannosaurus, triceratops and brachiosaurus, to name a few, will be the stars of the show for the new tourist season at Pairi Daiza that starts on 31 March. Watch out for their sharp teeth!