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See detailEtude épidémiologique des comportements alimentaires au service de la promotion de la santé
Lair, ML; Alkerwi, A; Couffignal, S et al

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See detailPlant and their soil environment
Delaplace, Pierre ULg

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See detailA One-Field Discontinuous Galerkin Formulation of Non-Linear Kirchhoff-Love Shells
Noels, Ludovic ULg

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Spatially-discontinuous Galerkin methods constitute a generalization of weak formulations, which allow for discontinuities of the problem unknowns in its domain interior. This is particularly appealing ... [more ▼]

Spatially-discontinuous Galerkin methods constitute a generalization of weak formulations, which allow for discontinuities of the problem unknowns in its domain interior. This is particularly appealing for problems involving high-order derivatives, since discontinuous Galerkin (DG) methods can also be seen as a means of enforcing higher-order continuity requirements. Recently, DG formulations of linear and non-linear Kirchhoff-Love shell theories have been proposed. This new one-field formulations take advantage of the weak enforcement in such a way that the displacements are the only discrete unknowns, while the C1 continuity is enforced weakly. The resulting one field formulation is a simple and efficient method to model thin structures and can be applied to various computational methods. [less ▲]

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See detailLes expositions d'art sonore: désarçonnantes?
Eloy, Céline ULg

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See detailDust exposure exacerbates the expression of ptx3, a recently discovered acute phase protein, in horses’ airways
Ramery, Eve ULg; Bureau, Fabrice ULg; Lekeux, Pierre ULg

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Heaves is a common cause of recurrent airway obstruction (R.A.O) that occurs in mature horses stabled in a dusty environment. The long pentraxin PTX3 play an important role in the host defence and over ... [more ▼]

Heaves is a common cause of recurrent airway obstruction (R.A.O) that occurs in mature horses stabled in a dusty environment. The long pentraxin PTX3 play an important role in the host defence and over-expression of PTX3 may contribute to airways injury. Therefore, we hypothesised that PTX3 may have relevance in the understanding of the pathogenesis of recurrent airway obstruction (R.A.O). In the present study, we first investigated the equine PTX3 (ePTX3) structure by cloning, sequencing and western-blotting. A 120pb deletion was found in the second exon of ePTX3 in comparison to human PTX3. Moreover, an alternative splicing occurs with complete deletion of the second exon, resulting in two forms of the protein, “spliced” (32 kD) and “full length” (42 kD). The pentraxin domain is very well conserved in the two forms with 94% of amino-acids conserved between equines and humans. These findings could have implications for the comprehension of the function of each domain of the protein. Then, we studied the effects of dust exposure and subsequent R.A.O crisis on ePTX3 expression in the broncho-alveolar lavage fluid (BALF) and the bronchial epithelial cells. PTX3 could be detected in BALF macrophages, neutrophils, eosinophils and bronchial epithelial cells. It was over-expressed in the BALF supernatant from RAO-affected horses in crisis. Dust exposure induced PTX3 in BALF macrophages either in healthy horses or in R.A.O-affected horses. Conversely, PTX3 was strongly over-expressed in the bronchial epithelial cells from R.A.O-affected horses in crisis. Considering epithelial cells as one of the major cell types in the airways, PTX3 produced at this level may play an important role in inflammatory process. Moreover, it suggests that dust-induced expression of PTX3 is differentially regulated in macrophages and bronchial-epithelial cells. A JNK-dependant, NFκB-independent regulatory pathway has been described in lung epithelial cells. A comparable mechanism could be involved in bronchial epithelial cells. If this is confirmed, PTX3 expression in respiratory epithelial cells could be therapeutically targeted. [less ▲]

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See detailIntentional patina of metal archaeological artefacts; a non-destructive investigation of Egyptian and Roman museum treasures
Mathis, François ULg; Aucouturier, Marc; Robcis, Dominique et al

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See detailIono slab monitoring service
Stankov, Stanimir; Warnant, René ULg; Stegen, Koen

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See detailDiversité et limites de la vie
Wilmotte, Annick ULg; Javaux, Emmanuelle ULg

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See detailCarbon cycling in the mixolimnion of Lake Kivu (East Africa)
Borges, Alberto ULg; Descy, J.-P.; Delille, Bruno ULg et al

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See detailGeneration of Long-lived Entanglement on Demand in Remote Qubits
Schilling, U.; Thiel, C.; Bastin, Thierry ULg et al

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See detailRegional mapping of pedogeochemical background in Southern Belgium: Combining grid-survey measurements with existing maps of the physical environment.
Colinet, Gilles ULg; Bock, Laurent ULg

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Among natural factors driving the soil content in metallic trace elements (MTE), the geochemical background is often deemed as a sound base for the detection of contaminations. Numerous studies have shown ... [more ▼]

Among natural factors driving the soil content in metallic trace elements (MTE), the geochemical background is often deemed as a sound base for the detection of contaminations. Numerous studies have shown the difficulties to take into account the multi-dimensionnality of the spatial variability of most soil properties. As far as a detailed soil map is available for Belgium, the relevance of its information was investigated at various spatial scales in the Walloon Region (Southern Belgium), from the plot to the entire region, to evaluate the feasibility of a multi-scale mapping of geochemical background. The soil properties of 410 plots from the regional forest soil monitoring and the relationships with informations related to the physical environment (lithology, soil types...) were investigated through multivariate statistical analysis. Some processes of integration of point measurements and qualitative information were also explored. At the regional scale, some long-range spatial structures could be identified. These result mainly from the geological structure of the Walloon region, where the lithological zonation is rather clearly marked. The soil map (texture and nature of stone charge) appears relevant at that scale too but does need a generalization process and fails however to differenciate the intra-type soil spatial variability. [less ▲]

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See detailNonribosomal peptides producing strains isolated from Bikalga and Soumbala fermented condiments of Burkina Faso
Savadogo, Aly; Chollet, Marlène; Tapi, Arthur et al

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See detailL'erreur totale pour le transfert de méthodes
Rozet, Eric ULg

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See detailQuantum Entanglement Antibunching and Saturation of Atoms in Dipole Blockade
Gillet, Jérémie ULg; Agarwal, G. S.; Bastin, Thierry ULg

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Pagnoulle, Christine ULg

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Starting from seven illustrations my contribution shows the diversity of approaches that are required to capture or restore the consistency of a text.

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See detailDetection et analyse des patines intentionelles des bronzes antiques : apport des IBA en faisceau extrait
Mathis, François ULg; Salomon, Joseph; Pichon, Laurent et al

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See detailLes premières plantes terrestres (Embryophytes) : origine et diversification - deuxième partie.
Gonez, Paul ULg; Prestianni, Cyrille ULg; Strullu-Derrien, Marie-Christine et al

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See detailMatonge, un quartier congolais dans la ville de Bruxelles
Demart, Sarah ULg

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See detailAudiovisual reflexive methodology : How & What can be said, Where?
Stassart, Pierre M ULg; Mathieu, Valérie

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See detailUse of cDNA-AFLP to study the defence-related gene expression in bananas (Musa spp.), inoculated with Colletotrichum musae responsible of crown rot
Lassois, Ludivine ULg; de Lapeyre de Bellaire, Luc; Jijakli, Haissam ULg

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Crown rot disease of bananas is widespread in producing countries and is considered as the most important post-harvest disease of exported bananas. Variations of susceptibility to the disease have been ... [more ▼]

Crown rot disease of bananas is widespread in producing countries and is considered as the most important post-harvest disease of exported bananas. Variations of susceptibility to the disease have been noted between bananas but the origins still unknown. The biological responses of the fruit, including physiological change and disease susceptibility are controlled and regulated by gene expression. One way to understanding the reactions involved in variation of banana susceptibility to the disease in relation to their physiological state, is to study the expression of genes involved in these processes. To this purpose, crown sample previously inoculated with C. musae and showing 2 levels of susceptibility (very high and very low) were collected to be compared. Crown sample of each susceptibility level was collected at two different maturity stages: at harvest and 13 days after harvest (3 days after ripening). Collected crowns were immediately freeze-dried, an original method to conserve gene expression. cDNA-AFLP was applied on these 4 cell populations in order to highlight the differential transcription of genes whose function is "a priori" unknown. The cDNA-AFLP result was confirmed using quantitative real-time reverse transcription PCR. Various defence-related genes were identified and will be presented. [less ▲]

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See detailRythmes biologiques et comportement animal.
Poncin, Pascal ULg

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See detailA 35nm diameter vertical silicon nanowire short-gate tunnelFET
Vandooren, A.; Rooyackers, R.; Leonelli, D. et al

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A top-down integration scheme for silicon vertical nanowire (NW) tunnel field-effect transistors (TFETs) with a 35nm nanowire dimension and using state-of-the-art metal gate and high-k gate dielectric is ... [more ▼]

A top-down integration scheme for silicon vertical nanowire (NW) tunnel field-effect transistors (TFETs) with a 35nm nanowire dimension and using state-of-the-art metal gate and high-k gate dielectric is demonstrated. Using the short-gate concept [1], the ambipolar behavior of the TFET is successfully suppressed. The measured TFET performance is not yet beyond that of the MOSFET, most likely due to the use of silicon that has a large bandgap and the use of ion implantation for the formation of the tunnel junction which results in a low junction abruptness. To boost the device performance, a low thermal budget processing could be used on etched nanowires in a substrate with epitaxial grown junction, in order to increase the abruptness of the tunnel junction. [less ▲]

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See detailDoes music education facilitate the perception of prosodic prominence in a foreign language?
Rasier, Laurent ULg; Degrave, Pauline; Hiligsmann, Philippe

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See detailEvolutionary potential of the Fallopia spp. complex in Europe
Vanderhoeven, Sonia ULg; Krebs, Christine; Schaffner, Urs et al

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See detailContrastieve onderzoeksmodellen onder de loep
Rasier, Laurent ULg; Hiligsmann, Philippe

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See detailSearching for traces of life in ancient stromatolites down to the nanoscale.
Lepot, Kevin ULg; Philippot, Pascal; Benzerara, Karim et al

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See detailAnalyse de bijoux mérovingiens en Belgique
Mathis, François ULg; Othmane, Guillaume; Vrielynck, Olivier

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See detailSources of phenotypic variation of life history traits in an invasive species, Senecio inaequidens DC. (Asteraceae)
Monty, Arnaud ULg; Mahy, Grégory ULg

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The importance of different sources of phenotypic variation, namely adaptation, phenotypic plasticity, environmental maternal effects, ploidy level and genetic drift, were estimated in several life ... [more ▼]

The importance of different sources of phenotypic variation, namely adaptation, phenotypic plasticity, environmental maternal effects, ploidy level and genetic drift, were estimated in several life history traits among populations of an invasive plant species within its invasion range. Several common garden experiments were set out, two of which in a reciprocal transplants experiment. The populations considered in this study were located in Belgium, in France and in the native range of the model species. Senecio inaequidens DC. (Asteraceae) is native to Africa. It was introduced in Europe via wool trade in the late 19th century. In the native range, the species occurs at two co-existing cytotypes: diploid and tetraploid. Only tetraploid individuals are reported in Europe. The particular and well-documented invasion history of S. inaequidens makes it an excellent plant model for evolutionary studies. Several life history traits were measured, related to germination, growth and sexual reproduction. The sources of phenotypic variation in those traits were analysed with respect to climatic variation along altitudinal gradients in the invaded areas. The influence of the ploidy level and the range (native vs introduced) on those traits was also analysed. Results showed that diploid and tetraploid populations differed, mainly in winter survival capacity. Along altitudinal gradients, clinal phenotypic differentiations with a genetic basis were observed among populations. However, environmental maternal effects were found to significantly influence phenotypic variation in areas with harsh climatic conditions. Monty A., Mahy G. 2009. Clinal differentiation during invasion: Senecio inaequidens (Asteraceae) along altitudinal gradients in Europe. Oecologia 159:305–315. Monty A., Lebeau J., Meerts P., Mahy G. 2009. An explicit test for the contribution of environmental maternal effects to rapid clinal differentiation in an invasive plant. Journal of Evolutionary Biology22: 917-936 [less ▲]

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See detailLa problématique des méduses sur le plateau continental Ouest Corse, série de données et modélisation
Hecq, Jean-Henri ULg; Goffart, Anne ULg; Collignon, Amandine ULg et al

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Depuis une dizaine d’années, les eaux côtières corses sont envahies les méduses et en particulier par les Pelagia noctiluca qui présentent une nuisance pour les eaux de baignade, les installations ... [more ▼]

Depuis une dizaine d’années, les eaux côtières corses sont envahies les méduses et en particulier par les Pelagia noctiluca qui présentent une nuisance pour les eaux de baignade, les installations aquacoles et hydrauliques côtières, interfèrent avec la pêche, colmatent les filets et entrent en compétition avec les poissons pour la nourriture. Leurs apparitions dans les eaux côtières sont généralement fortuites, discontinues dans les temps et dans l’espace et souvent sous forme d’essaims. Dans le cadre du programme MEDUSES, subsidié par l’Agence de l’Eau RMC, des observations visuelles directes et des comptages de Pelagia effectués depuis 2003 à partir du quai du port de STARESO montrent une augmentation graduelle de leur abondance de 2004 à 2005 suivie par une augmentation dramatique en 2006 puis une diminution significative les étés 2007 et 2008. La prolifération de Pelagia en 2006 succède à des biomasses particulièrement élevées de mésozooplancton en 2005. On peut émettre l’hypothèse que l’abondance exceptionnelle des proies planctoniques est une des causes de la prolifération. Les Pelagia vivent en essaims dont deux types sont observés en Baie de Calvi: des essaims passifs et des essaims actifs. Les essaims passifs observés dans le port de STARESO contiennent des individus généralement dégradés (perte des tentacules, du manubrium,..), voire moribonds mais qui restent urticants. Parfois réduits à la seule ombrelle, ils se déplacent peu et s’accumulent en grand nombre (parfois plus de 200 par m2), bord à bord, en essaims passifs limités aux trois premiers mètres de la surface. Ces essaims subissent une prédation active par de nombreux poissons sparidés (bogues, sars,...). Ils disparaissent en quelques heures du fait de cette prédation ou par sédimentation massive des animaux morts. Par contre, dans les eaux plus au large, nos mesures in situ de la distribution spatiale de Pelagia noctiluca montrent que durant les pics de 2006, de nombreux organismes sont présents à distance de la côte où ils forment des essaims actifs de 200 m de long et 50 m de large situés entre 10 à 60 m. Dans ces essaims actifs, on observe de 5 à 10 individus par m3. Ceux-ci sont équidistants et nagent activement avec les tentacules étendus, capturant la nourriture. Dans certains cas, des individus moribonds partiellement détruits ou à la fin de leur cycle biologique échappent des essaims actifs et dérivent passivement à la surface, sous l’action du vent et des mouvements de l’eau, vers les zones côtières. Entre ces deux types extrêmes d’essaims, divers cas intermédiaires existent. [less ▲]

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See detailSurface circulation of the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico using 13 years of satellite altimetry data
Alvera Azcarate, Aïda ULg; Barth, Alexander ULg; Weisberg, R. H.

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The surface circulation of the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico is studied using thirteen years of satellite altimetry data. In the Caribbean Sea, processes at several temporal scales are analyzed: the ... [more ▼]

The surface circulation of the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico is studied using thirteen years of satellite altimetry data. In the Caribbean Sea, processes at several temporal scales are analyzed: the Caribbean eddies and meanders characteristics, the annual cycle and its variability through time, and the interannual variability, with a cycle of about 4 years affecting the SSH slope across the current and hence the ntensity of the Caribbean Current. Our analyses suggest that this cycle is related to changes in the wind intensity, wind curl and El Niño Southern Oscillation. In the Gulf of Mexico, the variability of the Loop Current is studied. We analyze the timing of anticyclonic eddy detachment from the Loop Current, the relation between the size of these eddies and the period between detachments, and the intrusion of the Loop Current into the Gulf of Mexico. A series of extreme Loop Current intrusions into the Gulf of Mexico, when the current is observed as far as 92°W, are described. The frequency of such events appears to have increased in recent years, with only one event happening from 1992 to 2002 (in 1993) versus three from 2002 to 2006. [less ▲]

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See detailThe CORALS project: simulated Cosmic Radiations and Alternative Splicing.
Lambert, Charles ULg; Battout, S.; Van Oostveldt, P. et al

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See detailLes sacro-iliaques
Massart, Nicolas ULg

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See detailTerritorial reconversion and territorial knowledge: added-value of a territorial intelligence process in Flémalle (Belgium)
Breuer, Christophe ULg; Devillet, Guénaël ULg; Merenne-Schoumaker, Bernadette ULg

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Our communication aims at spreading the participative approach implemented in Flémalle (“new governorship”), but also at discussing the contribution of the theorical and applied research undertaken within ... [more ▼]

Our communication aims at spreading the participative approach implemented in Flémalle (“new governorship”), but also at discussing the contribution of the theorical and applied research undertaken within the framework of the coordination action of the European Network of Territorial Intelligence for local projects (NTIC, participation, animation, analyzes….), the objective is to measure its added-value and transposability within territories of industrial tradition in a context of financial and temporal limitations. [less ▲]

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Parra Santamaria, Lusmiriam Andrea ULg

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This Forum has been organised in order to discuss different approaches for the bilateral Colombia-Venezuela's conflict that had taken place during the gouvernements of Alvaro Uribe and Hugo Chavez ... [more ▼]

This Forum has been organised in order to discuss different approaches for the bilateral Colombia-Venezuela's conflict that had taken place during the gouvernements of Alvaro Uribe and Hugo Chavez. Several secteors of the society participated in it. We had academics (from different universities in the city), the local journal's president, the Chief of research of the Central Bank (local office in Cartagena). [less ▲]

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See detailThe chick embryo as a model to study persistent effects of embryonic protein-undernutrition on postnatal growth and metabolism
Everaert, Nadia ULg; Métayer-Coustard, S.; Willemsen, H. et al

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See detailEstimating the costs of collective treatment of wastewater : the case of Walloon Region (Belgium)
Dogot, Thomas ULg; Xanthoulis, Y.; Fonder, N. et al

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See detailCalculation of mechanical properties of polymeric foams with closed cell structure produced on the basis of neoprene
Pyka, Grzegorz; Wevers, Martine; Kerckhofs, Greet ULg et al

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See detailPolitiques publiques de lutte contre le "travail des enfants" au Burkina Faso
Wouango, Joséphine ULg

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Ce texte traite des politiques de lutte contre le travail des enfants au Burkina Faso dans une perspective historique, en cherchant à comprendre comment le travail des enfants a été construit comme « ... [more ▼]

Ce texte traite des politiques de lutte contre le travail des enfants au Burkina Faso dans une perspective historique, en cherchant à comprendre comment le travail des enfants a été construit comme « problème » dans les politiques publiques . Le but est d’explorer l’origine des politiques contemporaines de lutte contre le travail des enfants dans ce pays, en remontant aux politiques coloniales françaises en Haute-Volta, actuel Burkina Faso. Nous nous proposons de répondre à la question suivante : Face à l’émergence et au renforcement des politiques publiques de lutte contre le travail des enfants au Burkina Faso, assiste-t-on à un ratissage du modèle de l’enfant du lignage qui percevait l’enfant comme une « richesse » et une force de travail complémentaire? Ceci nous permettra d’analyser l’évolution et la portée de l’intervention des pouvoirs publics pour imposer une nouvelle vision de l’enfant (l’enfant de la Nation). Enfin, nous interrogerons la place réservée à l’ « enfant travailleur » dans ces politiques. [less ▲]

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See detailResemantisation in varieties of Dutch
De Vos, Lien ULg

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See detailNovel micro-CT based local strain mapping tool to characterize the failure modes of bone tissue engineering scaffolds
Kerckhofs, Greet ULg; Van Bael, Simon; Moesen, Maarten et al

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See detailInferring causal relationships using information-theoretic measures
Olsen, Catharina; Meyer, Patrick ULg; Bontempi, Gianluca

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See detailSlope stability analyses in loess deposits in Fergana Valley (Kyrgyzstan)
Mamyrova, Raushan; Bourdeau, Céline; Havenith, Hans-Balder ULg et al

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See detailA coupled two-scale computational approach for quasi-brittle out-of-plane structural failure
Mercatoris, Benoît ULg; Massart, Thierry J.

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See detailThe Quiet HMXB Candidates HD 14633 and HD 15137
McSwain, M. V.; Roberts, M. S. E.; Boyajian, T. S. et al

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The runaway O-type binaries HD 14633 and HD 15137 were likely ejected from the cluster of their birth by supernovae explosions in close binaries. Neither star is a known X-ray source, but they likely ... [more ▼]

The runaway O-type binaries HD 14633 and HD 15137 were likely ejected from the cluster of their birth by supernovae explosions in close binaries. Neither star is a known X-ray source, but they likely contain neutron stars and may be weak stellar wind accretion systems. Hence the two binaries have been classified as "quiet HMXBs". Here we present new optical spectra of these spectroscopic binaries and reassess their orbits. We also present preliminary results from recent XMM-Newton observations, intended to detect the hard power-law spectrum from accreting or quiescent neutron star companions and reveal the evolutionary history of these intriguing runaways. [less ▲]

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See detailSteps Prior to the RAI Instrument Implementation in Belgium
Degey, S; Tancredi, A; Renard, F et al

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See detailQuel dispositif de formation pour un CDS ? Réflexions à partir de l’expérience de l’Académie Wallonie-Europe
Merenne-Schoumaker, Bernadette ULg; Leduc, Laurent ULg

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Through analysis and an attempt to assess the system developed at the level of the Wallonia-Europe Academy in the context of Center for Higher Didactics (Centre de Didactique Supérieure : CDS), the ... [more ▼]

Through analysis and an attempt to assess the system developed at the level of the Wallonia-Europe Academy in the context of Center for Higher Didactics (Centre de Didactique Supérieure : CDS), the purpose of this article is to reflect on the specificities and constraints of a training limited to teachers in charge of First Generation students, those specificities being especially constraining since the CDS training sessions take place in a larger context : the training of all the university teachers. The Liege experience enlightens some determinant factors : sensitizing first on the interest of such a training, centring the training on close coaching of students learning with a focus on their difficulties or deficiencies and with help given to teachers in resolving them, meeting the diversity of the situations lived by those teachers (notably in terms of students number and disciplines), taking into account their expectations in accordance with their profile, cleverly combining oral speeches, testimonies and debates, suggesting a diversity of concrete intervention trails… By the way, the joined organization of introduction sessions and close coaching seminars seems to be a relevant formula in order to meet such kind of objectives. [less ▲]

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See detailThe Upper Palaeolithic of Uzbekistan
Kolobova, Ksenia; Flas, Damien ULg

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See detailFonctions attentionnelles et exécutives dans la dyspraxie développementale
Lejeune, Caroline ULg; Catale, Corinne ULg; Meulemans, Thierry ULg

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La dyspraxie développementale se manifeste principalement par des difficultés motrices qui interfèrent avec différentes situations de la vie quotidienne (écriture, dessin, habillage, …). Ces troubles du ... [more ▼]

La dyspraxie développementale se manifeste principalement par des difficultés motrices qui interfèrent avec différentes situations de la vie quotidienne (écriture, dessin, habillage, …). Ces troubles du geste, qui touchent environ 6 % des enfants de 5 à 11 ans, entraînent de lourdes conséquences sur les plans familial, scolaire et social. Plusieurs études ont montré qu’un déficit des capacités d’inhibition, de planification et de mémoire de travail était fréquemment observé chez les enfants souffrant de dyspraxie. Toutefois, en raison des nombreux problèmes méthodologiques rencontrés dans ces recherches (et plus particulièrement liés à l’absence de contrôle de la présence ou non du trouble de l’attention avec/sans hyperactivité – TDA/H - chez la population d’enfants dyspraxiques), les relations entre les troubles attentionnels et les troubles moteurs restent encore à l’heure actuelle mal comprises. L’objectif de cette étude vise à dégager, au travers d’une évaluation du fonctionnement attentionnel et exécutif, le profil neuropsychologique d’enfants diagnostiqués dyspraxiques, et ce en contrôlant la présence d’un TDA/H. Nous avons administré à 23 enfants dyspraxiques âgés de 6 à 12 ans et 23 enfants de contrôle (appariés sur base de l’âge, du sexe et du niveau d’études des parents) des tâches attentionnelles (alerte, attention sélective et divisée) de la batterie TEA et des épreuves exécutives (inhibition [Stroop et Go/No Go], flexibilité cognitive [TEA], mémoire de travail [BTT et mise à jour de TEA] et planification [Tour de Londres]). Les analyses de comparaison de moyennes indiquent que les enfants dyspraxiques présentent des performances inférieures à celles des enfants de contrôle pour l’essentiel des tests neuropsychologiques administrés. Toutefois, deux tiers des enfants dyspraxiques de notre échantillon présentent un trouble de l’attention (critères du DSM-IV). L’analyse des résultats au sein du groupe « dyspraxique sans TDA », permet de montrer que les difficultés de planification, d’attention sélective visuelle, d’inhibition motrice, de mémoire à court terme (BTT et mise à jour) sont spécifiques à la dyspraxie et donc indépendant de la présence d’un trouble de l’attention. En conclusion, cette étude préliminaire montre qu’une grande proportion d’enfants qui présentent une dyspraxie souffre également d’un trouble de l’attention. L’analyse du profil des enfants dyspraxiques montre des difficultés qui touchent l’ensemble des fonctions attentionnelles et exécutives. Toutefois, les difficultés d’analyse visuelle, de planification et de mémoire de travail semblent, quant à elles, spécifiques à la dyspraxie développementale. Des études futures réalisées sur un plus grand nombre de participants permettraient de confirmer cette hypothèse. [less ▲]

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Contact employees play a critical role in creating favorable customer perceptions. We aim to understand to which extent contact employee emotional intelligence relates to customer perceptions of rapport ... [more ▼]

Contact employees play a critical role in creating favorable customer perceptions. We aim to understand to which extent contact employee emotional intelligence relates to customer perceptions of rapport, and their satisfaction and behavioral intentions. We developed a causal model and tested it with PLS. We found that customer perceptions of contact employee emotional intelligence influence their perceptions of rapport. In turn, rapport influences cognitive and emotional satisfaction. Both types of satisfaction lead to behavioral intentions. In order to improve customer perceptions of rapport, managers could focus on contact employees’ emotional intelligence when hiring and training them. [less ▲]

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See detailCo-transplantation of mesenchymal stem cells might mitigate acute GvHD without abrogating graftversus- tumour alloreactivity after allogeneic transplantation with non-myeloablative conditioning
Baron, Frédéric ULg; WILLEMS, Evelyne ULg; LECHANTEUR, Chantal ULg et al

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Background: Results of nonmyeloablative HCT in pts with HLA-mismatched donors have been disappointing due to high incidence of graft rejection and severe acute GVHD. Recent studies have suggested that ... [more ▼]

Background: Results of nonmyeloablative HCT in pts with HLA-mismatched donors have been disappointing due to high incidence of graft rejection and severe acute GVHD. Recent studies have suggested that infusion of mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) the day of HCT might promote engraftment and prevent acute GVHD after myeloablative allogeneic HCT. However, some studies suggested that MSC co-infusion might abrogate graft-versus-host alloreactivity and graft-versus-tumor effects. This prompted us to investigate whether MSC infusion a few hours before HCT could allow nonmyeloablative HCT from HLA-mismatched donors to be performed safely (i.e. with a 100-day incidence of nonrelapse mortality < 35%). Methods: 20 patients with hematological malignancies were given MSC (1-2 x 10E6 cells/kg) from third party donors a few hours before PBSC from HLA-mismatched unrelated donors, after conditioning with 2 Gy TBI and fl udarabine 90 mg/m. Postgrafting immunosuppression included tacrolimus (day -3 to +180; tapered by day +365) and mycophenolate mofetil (tid days 0 to +42). HLA-compatibility was assessed at the HLA-A, -B, -C, -DRBI and DQBI loci: 13 pairs were mismatched for at least one HLA class I antigen (including 4 pairs who were also mismatched for 1 HLA-class II antigens (n=3) or 1 HLA-class I allele (n=1)), 1 pair was mismatched for 2 HLA class II alleles, while 6 pairs were mismatched for a single HLA class I (n=3) or HLA class II (n=3) alleles. Results: Median follow-up for surviving patients was 288 (range, 76-571) days. One patient with secondary AML had primary graft rejection, while the remaining 19 patients had sustained engraftment. Median donor T-cell chimerism levels on days 28, 100, 180 and 365 after HCT were 90%, 98%, 96%, and 98%, respectively. Grade II, III and IV acute GVHD were seen in 5, 2 and 1 patients, respectively, while 7 experienced NIH moderate/severe chronic GVHD. Three of 7 patients with measurable disease at transplantation achieved complete remission on days 41, 104 and 353 after HCT. Two patients died of nonrelapse causes on days 74 and 114 after HCT, while 3 died of disease progression. Projected 1-yr overall and progressionfree survivals were 77% and 61%, respectively. Conclusions: HLA-mismatched nonmyeloablative HCT with MSC co-infusion appeared to be safe, with MSC co-infusion possibly mitigating graft-versus-host alloreactivity without abrogating graft-versus-tumor effects. Survival is encouraging. [less ▲]

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