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TED of the Month: Ze Frank – Are you Human?

Time for a TED talk unlike any other you’ve seen before.

Have you ever wondered: Am I a human being? Ze Frank suggests a series of simple questions that will determine this. Please relax and follow the prompts. Let’s begin…

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60+ demos make digital innovation tangible at iMinds The Conference

On October 23rd, the market-oriented demo floor of iMinds The Conference will illustrate the numerous ways in which digital innovation can positively impact economy and society. This year, the exhibition area will be bigger than ever, boasting 60+ booths. Exploring the many iMinds research projects and iMinds affiliated start-ups will offer you a glimpse of how these tangible applications, products and services are taking shape for the digital future.

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UGent spin-off Biogazelle attracts new investors

Qbic Arkiv Fund, Foundation Fournier-Majoie and SOFI invest 2.0 million EUR in UGent spin-off Biogazelle, a company that offers software and laboratory services for gene expression analysis. Biogazelle will primarily use the investment to further develop its research on therapeutic RNA targets for specific cancer types, and to expand its commercial activities.

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Ghent University is looking for a Scientific collaborator

UGent - logoParasitic worm infections are an important constraint on livestock productivity worldwide. While these infections have a wide distribution, the extent of their occurrence is largely driven by climatic and environmental conditions. The aim of the position is to be the principal responsible for the analysis of a longitudinal dataset where 2 worm infections in cattle were monitored over a 7-year period, to describe potential time trends, assess correlations between the 2 infections and relate these trends and correlations to meteorological and environmental variables. You will make part of a multidisciplinary team involving parasitologists and epidemiologists with extensive experience in data-analysis.

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