Professor Peter Carmeliet has won the international Heineken Prize for Medicine, the first time it has gone to a Belgian.
The future was not bright for the Norwegian showjumper stallion called Diamond. Cardiac arrhythmia would have killed this horse.
For the first time ever, researchers from the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) have discovered very specific differences between various groups of cancer cells.
Belgian epidemiologist Anne Laudisoit has discovered the existence of chimpanzees living in unique conditions in Congo and has gone to track them down, filmed by the photojournalist Caroline Thirion.
An international team of ecologists, led by the Belgian Jonas Lembrechts, received the W.S. Cooper Award for their research on plant invasions in mountains.
Inflammation is a common phenomenon: it is the immune system's reaction to a pathogen (a bacterium or virus) or tissue damage (injuries, burns) to restore things to normal.