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Covid-19 variants are a game-changer
More contagious and sometimes resistant to antibodies, some SARS-CoV-2 variants are gradually replacing the original strains. While this virus, which appeared recently in humans, is adapting to its...
Which vaccines for Covid-19?
No fewer than 180 candidate vaccines against Covid-19 are being developed around the world and 40 are currently in clinical trials. How do these vaccines work? And how can we measure their...
Basic Science is the Best Protection Against Epidemics
A specialist in the replication of RNA viruses such as coronavirus, CNRS research professor Bruno Canard expresses his views on the CoVID-19 epidemic and the long-term importance of basic research...
Fighting HIV on All Fronts
A permanent cure for AIDS is now the prime objective of scientists who are tracking the virus’s “reservoir cells” and immersing themselves in its molecular mechanisms… Serious leads for the...
How Many Sexes Are There?
The Legacy of World War I
The Machine that Selected the Citizens of Athens
Forests faced with climate change
Investigating climate sceptics’ disinformation strategy on Twitter
Focusing on targeted treatments against cancer