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    Chemistry in the kitchen

    30-11-2022

    Professor of Clinical Chemistry Yvonne Henskens has prepared for this interview by laying out her most important cookbooks and whipping up a fig cake with eggs from her own chickens. “I prefer to make everything myself: bread, cheese, mayonnaise. I want to know how it works—in that sense I’m still a chemist.” 

  • The lifecycle of SARS-CoV-2

    18-11-2022

    What happens if a SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus enters your lung? This molecular animation visualises how the virus particle can take over the host cell and turns it into a virus factory. Eventually, the host cell produces so many viral particles that it dies and releases numerous new virus particles.

  • Sciences on the Chemelot site

    11-11-2022

    At industrial complex Chemelot in Geleen, education, knowledge institutions, business and industry meet.

  • A grocers' bag full of vegetables

    Maastricht researchers develop testing device for fruit and vegetables

    19-10-2022

    Maastricht researchers develop testing device for fruit and vegetables

  • Resilience important quality of healthy elderly

    17-10-2022

    Professor Hilde Verbeek shares her opinion on healty ageing

  • Center for Healthy Eating and Food Innovation

    Solving world issues through food

    11-10-2022

    "In ten years more than a thousand students here will be working on social issues around agriculture, sustainability and nutrition," predicts Dean Thomas Cleij of Maastricht's Faculty of Science and Engineering.

  • 'Gut is our second brain'

    10-10-2022

    Our intestines are oh so important, but in science they get the short end of the stick. Microbiologist Koen Venema is doing research with artificial intestines. "They are the key to your health."

  • coop food

    From ice cream to stew, why our eating habits change in autumn.

    07-10-2022

    From ice cream to stew, why our eating habits change in autumn.

  • Faculty of Science and Engineering celebrates the Weekend of Science

    07-10-2022

    On 01 October, the Faculty of Science and Engineering opened its doors to host 'Weekend van de Wetenschap' (English: Weekend of Science).

  • Neanderthal lives on in modern humans

    05-10-2022

    Brand-new Nobel Prize winner Svante Pääbo managed to bring ancient DNA to life and unravel it. UM professor of palaeo-ecology José Joordens explains how special and valuable this is. 

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