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The Resource Lectures for the XXIst century : 2008-2009, edited by Bart Raymaekers

Lectures for the XXIst century : 2008-2009, edited by Bart Raymaekers

Label
Lectures for the XXIst century : 2008-2009
Title
Lectures for the XXIst century
Title remainder
2008-2009
Statement of responsibility
edited by Bart Raymaekers
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The university is a nerve centre of society. This glimpse behind the scenes of the laboratories, workshops and classrooms of KU Leuven reveal what preoccupies scientists today, and how their ideas and discoveries impact our world. This second annual series of lectures in English includes such highlights as J.J. Cassiman on Genetics and Genomics, R. Merckx on Food in Africa, G. Verbeeck on The Future of History, and a great deal more
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Cataloging source
E7B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Raymaekers, Bart
Series statement
Lectures for the XXIst Century
Series volume
v. 2
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  • Science
  • Twenty-first century
  • SCIENCE
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • SCIENCE
  • Science
  • Twenty-first century
Label
Lectures for the XXIst century : 2008-2009, edited by Bart Raymaekers
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Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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online resource
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Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • LECTURES FOR THE XXIst CENTURY; CONTENTS; Lectures for the 21st century. Perspectives on Society and Science; Genetics and genomics: from testing to treatment; The human genome; Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms; Epigenetics: a major cause of variations on the same theme; Mendelian diseases; Multifactorial diseases; Genetic testing; Is genetic testing by internet meaningful?; Genetic counseling and information for the patients; Rare Diseases; References and further reading; The Historic and the Current Political Development in Belgium: for King and Lasagne; Introduction; The Belgian challenge
  • A coat of two different fabrics with one buttonA history of changing concepts; The current situation in Belgium; Culture and public debate; No Belgian parties; The present day federal model; A unique system; The federal entities; No hierarchy; Federal or confederal?; The Lasagne Model; The lack of a common story; One debate, one country?; The common story; Not just incidents ... ; The future of Belgium; And the European Union?; Living off the Land in Africa:myths and reality; Introduction; Focusing on Sub-Saharan Africa; Why no green revolution in Sub-Saharan Africa?
  • Agro-ecologically, the land is less favouredSocio-economic and political conditions are extreme; Little use of fertilizers: a matter of price only; The controversy between organic and inorganic fertilizers; The inadequacy of fertilizer recommendations; Towards solutions; Changes can be made; Soil fertility is crucial and organic matter is the key; Legumes or legumes?; Conclusions; References; Human Rights, after 60 years. A philosophical reflection; Human Rights, moral right; Human Rights, a modern concept; Middle Ages; Declarations; Declarations of Human Rights; Treatises
  • The significance of Human RightsSuccess and its limits; Bibliography; Art and Cultural Identity of The Low Countries; Cultural Identity; Cultural identity in art; The artistic specificity of the culture of the Low Countries; The Byzantine heritage; The differences; Analytic art versus synthetic art; Realistic art versus idealised art; Static art versus narrative art; Contacts between cultures and mutual influences; Cultural identity as the result of a construction process; Flemish art versus Dutch art; Conclusion; Bibliography; Spiritually Integrated Psychotherapy; Introduction; The soul
  • Soul research projectIllustration of psychotherapy as care for the soul; Experience of connectedness; Human life is a bodily process; Rituals as a way to nourish the soul; Concluding remarks; References; The origins of human retroviruses; Introduction; Simian relatives of htlv and hiv; Global epidemiology of htlv and hiv; Transmission of human retroviruses; The topology of the ptlv and piv tree suggests simian to human transmission; Arguments in favour of natural simian to human transmission; The simian to human transmission events can be dated
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ocn715171664
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1 online resource
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9789461660428
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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22573/ctt8xn995
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Specific material designation
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(OCoLC)715171664
Label
Lectures for the XXIst century : 2008-2009, edited by Bart Raymaekers
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • LECTURES FOR THE XXIst CENTURY; CONTENTS; Lectures for the 21st century. Perspectives on Society and Science; Genetics and genomics: from testing to treatment; The human genome; Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms; Epigenetics: a major cause of variations on the same theme; Mendelian diseases; Multifactorial diseases; Genetic testing; Is genetic testing by internet meaningful?; Genetic counseling and information for the patients; Rare Diseases; References and further reading; The Historic and the Current Political Development in Belgium: for King and Lasagne; Introduction; The Belgian challenge
  • A coat of two different fabrics with one buttonA history of changing concepts; The current situation in Belgium; Culture and public debate; No Belgian parties; The present day federal model; A unique system; The federal entities; No hierarchy; Federal or confederal?; The Lasagne Model; The lack of a common story; One debate, one country?; The common story; Not just incidents ... ; The future of Belgium; And the European Union?; Living off the Land in Africa:myths and reality; Introduction; Focusing on Sub-Saharan Africa; Why no green revolution in Sub-Saharan Africa?
  • Agro-ecologically, the land is less favouredSocio-economic and political conditions are extreme; Little use of fertilizers: a matter of price only; The controversy between organic and inorganic fertilizers; The inadequacy of fertilizer recommendations; Towards solutions; Changes can be made; Soil fertility is crucial and organic matter is the key; Legumes or legumes?; Conclusions; References; Human Rights, after 60 years. A philosophical reflection; Human Rights, moral right; Human Rights, a modern concept; Middle Ages; Declarations; Declarations of Human Rights; Treatises
  • The significance of Human RightsSuccess and its limits; Bibliography; Art and Cultural Identity of The Low Countries; Cultural Identity; Cultural identity in art; The artistic specificity of the culture of the Low Countries; The Byzantine heritage; The differences; Analytic art versus synthetic art; Realistic art versus idealised art; Static art versus narrative art; Contacts between cultures and mutual influences; Cultural identity as the result of a construction process; Flemish art versus Dutch art; Conclusion; Bibliography; Spiritually Integrated Psychotherapy; Introduction; The soul
  • Soul research projectIllustration of psychotherapy as care for the soul; Experience of connectedness; Human life is a bodily process; Rituals as a way to nourish the soul; Concluding remarks; References; The origins of human retroviruses; Introduction; Simian relatives of htlv and hiv; Global epidemiology of htlv and hiv; Transmission of human retroviruses; The topology of the ptlv and piv tree suggests simian to human transmission; Arguments in favour of natural simian to human transmission; The simian to human transmission events can be dated
Control code
ocn715171664
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789461660428
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt8xn995
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)715171664

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