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03.21.2018
Known for their use in flat screens, liquid crystals are also naturally present in both plants and animals. An essential tool in fundamental research, their study has opened up immense perspectives...
Opinion
12.14.2017
Will we one day be able to alleviate the effects of ageing and offset the deterioration of our body functions? The use of stem cells has made the regeneration of human tissues and organs—which was...
06.13.2017

Ants build highly-complex nests that constantly adapt to their environment. How can such complexity arise from simple individual behaviors? A team of researchers has broken their code.

Video
05.30.2017

Prices for a black truffle can exceed €1000 a kilogram, especially because this highly-sought after fungus—a gastronomic delicacy—still resists domestication. Researchers are trying to understand...

Article
05.01.2017
Ascidians are strange little marine invertebrates shaped like wineskins that can quickly grow new tissue after suffering serious injury. The biological mechanisms underlying this process have barely...
Opinion
12.16.2016
Breathing, running, eating, urinating, singing or giving birth are all actions that mobilize our elasticity. How can we preserve this essential capacity of organs and tissues to return to their...