Belgium is the European country which recycles the highest percentage of batteries. According to a Eurostat report, 71% of batteries in Belgium were collected and treated in 2016, which is much higher than the European average (44%).
Researchers from Ghent University (UGent) have succeeded in saving data in a brand new form: powder. In developing this idea, they were inspired by models present in nature, where genetic information is stored in DNA.
On the eve of his 75th birthday, the artist Salvatore Adamo announced the news in the Belgian press: he has just submitted his application for Belgian nationality. Italy, which up until now has not authorised dual nationality for its nationals, has relaxed its rules in this respect.