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  • Ancient Origins of Modern Board Games

    Ancient Origins of Modern Board Games

    19-12-2019

    American station BYU Radio talks ancient board games and artificial intelligence with Dr. Cameron Browne for their show Top of Mind (interview in English).

  • AI is not a panacea – but is helpful

    AI is not a panacea – but is helpful

    16-12-2019

    In the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Prof. Gerhard Weiss discusses why companies can be reluctant about AI applications although they think it is a game changer in their domain (essay in German).

  • Balasz Erdos wins poster award

    Balazs Erdos wins poster award

    09-12-2019

    140 researchers came together for the EMBO Workshop: Precision Health: Molecular Basis, Technology and Digital Health to present and discuss the promises and challenges of precision health and the molecular insights necessary to enable a maintenance of wellness and prevention of disease.

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    BReIN to tackle Alzheimer’s using big data

    04-11-2019

    Earlier this year Jos Kleinjans, professor of Environmental Health Sciences at Maastricht University (UM), received the final word on a multi-year, multi-million-euro contribution to his brainchild, the Brightlands e-Infrastructure for Neurohealth (BReIN for short). This research institute will open up new horizons in the application of big data in healthcare. 

  • Prof. Dr. Mark Winands

    Mark Winands appointed as professor of Machine Reasoning

    04-11-2019

    Mark Winands has been appointed as professor of Machine Reasoning at the Department of Data Science and Knowledge Engineering (DKE).

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    Is time on our side?

    30-10-2019

    Until recently, palaeontology and evolutionary biology were not among the key disciplines at UM. This is set to change, say the newly appointed professors José Joordens and Leon Claessens.

  • Gut thoughts and feelings

    22-10-2019

    Can she explain the second brain to children? For her discovery of the involvement of the Enteric Nervous System (ENS) in colorectal cancer, Veerle Melotte has been nominated for the Klokhuis Wetenschapsprijs. That might give her the chance to share her research – and possibly get a foot in the door of children’s entertainment.

  • Jacco de Vries bij 'Makkelijk Praten' podcast

    Jacco de Vries featured on 'Makkelijk Praten' podcast

    14-10-2019

    What’s the matter? Everything! Everything is matter! Even the opposite of matter, anti-matter, is actually just matter. But then mirrored over in time, space and charge. Complicated stuff, but not for Dr. Jacco de Vries.

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    Liberated from the insulin syringe

    26-09-2019

    Almost 150,000 people in the Netherlands suffer from type 1 diabetes. Aart van Apeldoorn, diabetes researcher at the Institute for Technology-Inspired Regenerative Medicine (MERLN), hopes to do away with the insulin syringe by means of an implant known as the ‘tea bag’

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