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See detailNew estimate of the carbon sink strength of EU forests integrating flux measurements, field surveys, and space observations: 0.17-0.35 Gt(C)
Martin, Philippe; Valentini, R.; Jacques, M. et al

in AMBIO : A Journal of the Human Environment (1998), 27(7), 582-584

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See detailNew evaluation therapies for sepsis.
Deby; Damas, Pierre ULg; Lamy, Maurice ULg

in Current Opinion in Anaesthesiology (1999), 12(2), 121-7

This article presents an analysis of the literature of the last 2 years on the treatment of sepsis and septic shock. It appears that most of the antimediator therapies applied in phase II or III clinical ... [more ▼]

This article presents an analysis of the literature of the last 2 years on the treatment of sepsis and septic shock. It appears that most of the antimediator therapies applied in phase II or III clinical trials yielded disappointing results. But, many other therapeutic approaches are proposed or are ongoing, and many papers report critical analysis of the reasons for the lack of success of past clinical trials. [less ▲]

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See detailA new Event- stratigraphical marked bed in the uppermost Devonian of the Ardenno-Rhenish Massif.
Dreesen, R; Streel, Maurice ULg

in Annales de la Société Géologique de Belgique (1985), 108

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See detailNew evidence against the existence of very massive stars
Heydari-Malayeri, M.; Remy, M.; Magain, Pierre ULg

in Astronomy and Astrophysics (1988), 201

The most luminous stars are our first probes for exploring the stellar content of distant galaxies. They have also been used as standard candles for extragalactic distance determinations. The authors show ... [more ▼]

The most luminous stars are our first probes for exploring the stellar content of distant galaxies. They have also been used as standard candles for extragalactic distance determinations. The authors show that Sk -66°41, one of the brightest stars in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), is a multiple system consisting of at least six components. This result has important consequences for the understanding of star formation mechanisms, especially the upper limit to stellar masses. Moreover, when primary distance indicators are not available, care should be taken in using the brightest blue stars. The derived distances, depending on the number of cluster members, can easily be underestimated by more than a factor 2, leading to larger values for the Hubble constant. [less ▲]

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See detailNew evidence for a non-cofactor role of thiamine phosphate derivatives
Bettendorff, Lucien ULg

Scientific conference (2007)

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See detailNew evidence for a ring around Neptune
Manfroid, Jean ULg; Haefner, R.; Bouchet, P.

in Astronomy and Astrophysics (1986), 157

This paper presents an account of observations of the 1984 July 22 appulse of Neptune to SAO 186001. An occultation of 0.8 s duration (FWHM) was detected from La Silla at 05:40:08.6 UTC by two telescopes ... [more ▼]

This paper presents an account of observations of the 1984 July 22 appulse of Neptune to SAO 186001. An occultation of 0.8 s duration (FWHM) was detected from La Silla at 05:40:08.6 UTC by two telescopes operating in I and K bands. This, combined with earlier observations led to the recognition of the existence of an irregular ring around Neptune. [less ▲]

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See detailNew evidence for the fracture-reducing effectiveness of monofluorophosphate: practical implications
Reginster, Jean-Yves ULg

in Osteoporosis International (1998), 8(S3), 148

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See detailNew evidence of a relationship between PCB and the cause of death of North Sea harbour porpoises
Jauniaux, Thierry ULg; Das, Krishna ULg; Haelters, Jan et al

in proceeding of the annual conference (2011)

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See detailNew Evidence of Human Activities during the Holocene in the Lowland Forests of the Northern Congo Basin
Morin-Rivat, Julie ULg; Fayolle, Adeline ULg; Gillet, Jean-François ULg et al

in Radiocarbon (2014), 56(1), 209-220

In the last decade, the myth of the pristine tropical forest has been seriously challenged. In central Africa, there is a growing body of evidence for past human settlements along the Atlantic forests ... [more ▼]

In the last decade, the myth of the pristine tropical forest has been seriously challenged. In central Africa, there is a growing body of evidence for past human settlements along the Atlantic forests, but very little information is available about human activities further inland. In this study, we aimed at determining the temporal and spatial patterns of human activities in an archaeologically unexplored area of 110,000 km² located in the northern Congo Basin and currently covered by dense forest. Fieldwork involving archaeology as well as archaeobotany was undertaken in 36 sites located in southeastern Cameroon and in the northern Republic of Congo. Evidence of past human activities through either artifacts or charred botanical remains was observed in all excavated test pits across the study area. The set of 43 radiocarbon dates extending from 15,000 BP to the present time showed a bimodal distribution in the Late Holocene which was interpreted as two phases of human expansion with an intermediate phase of depopulation. The 2300–1300 BP phase is correlated with the migrations of supposed farming populations from northwestern Cameroon. Between 1300 and 670 BP, less material could be dated. This is in agreement with the population collapse already reported for central Africa. Following this, the 670–20 BP phase corresponds to a new period of human expansion known as the Late Iron Age. These results bring new and extensive evidence of human activities in the northern Congo Basin and support the established chronology for human history in central Africa. [less ▲]

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See detailNew evidence on beta stationarity and forecast for belgian common stocks
Hawawini, Gabriel A; Michel, Pierre-Armand ULg; Corhay, Albert ULg

in Journal of Banking & Finance (1985), 9(4), 553-560

Based on a comprehensive sample of 170 securities traded continuously on the Brussels Stock Exchange from December 1966 to December 1983 this paper presents evidence which indicates that the stationarity ... [more ▼]

Based on a comprehensive sample of 170 securities traded continuously on the Brussels Stock Exchange from December 1966 to December 1983 this paper presents evidence which indicates that the stationarity of beta-coefficients is not as strong as reported in previous studies which were based on smaller samples. It is shown, however, that beta forecast can be generally improved using an adjustment method and that the improvement is highest for portfolios of increasing size. [less ▲]

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See detailNew evidence regarding hormone replacement therapies is urgently required. Transdermal postmenopausal hormone therapy differs from oral hormone therapy in risks and benefits
Modena, M. G.; Sismondi, P.; Mueck, A. O. et al

in Maturitas (2005), 52(1), 1-10

Controversies about the safety of different postmenopausal hormone therapies (HTs) started 30 years ago and reached a peak in 2003 after the publication of the results from the Women Health Initiative ... [more ▼]

Controversies about the safety of different postmenopausal hormone therapies (HTs) started 30 years ago and reached a peak in 2003 after the publication of the results from the Women Health Initiative (WHI) trial and the Million Women Study (MWS) [Writing group for the women's health initiative investigations. Risks and benefits of estrogen plus progestin in healthy postmenopausal women. JAMA 2002;288:321–33; Million women study collaborators. Breast cancer and hormone-replacement therapy in the million women study. Lancet 2003;362:419–27]. The single HT formulation used in the WHI trial for non hysterectomized women—an association of oral conjugated equine estrogens (CEE–0.625 mg/day) and a synthetic progestin, medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA–2.5 mg/day)—increases the risks of venous thromboembolism, cardiovascular disease, stroke and breast cancer. The MWS, an observational study, showed an increased breast cancer risk in users of estrogens combined with either medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA), norethisterone, or norgestrel. It is unclear and questionable to what extent these results might be extrapolated to other HRT regimens, that differ in their doses, compositions and administration routes, and that were not assessed in the WHI trial and the MWS. Significant results were achieved with the publication of the WHI estrogen-only arm study [Anderson GL, Limacher M, Assaf AR, et al. Effects of conjugated equine estrogen in postmenopausal women with hysterectomy: the Women's Health Initiative randomized controlled trial. JAMA 2004;291:1701–1712] in which hormone therapy was reserved to women who had carried out hysterectomy. What emerged from this study will allow us to have some important argument to develop. [less ▲]

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See detailNew evidence regarding the existence of segregation distortion factors associated to the genes controlling the low-gossypol seed & high-gossypol plant trait of Gossypium sturtianum
Mergeai, Guy ULg; Diouf, FBH; Benbouza, H et al

in Proceedings of the Beltwide cotton improvement conference (2009)

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See detailNew excavation in the Ikh Tulberiin Gol, Mongolia: the Tolbor 16 Upper Paleolithic site
Zwyns, N.; Gunshinsuren, B.; Gladyshev, S.A. et al

Conference (2012)

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See detailNew expandable biliary Polymer stent : results of an animal study
Weickert, U.; Steinkuhl, R.; Haverkamp, U. et al

Conference (2006)

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See detailNew experimental approach of identification and characterization of emerging risks in food safety (EMRISK).
Ribonnet, Laurence; Sergent, Thérèse; Nobels, Ingrid et al

Report (2007)

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