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08.12.2021
Progress in microscopy continues to expand our window onto the world of the infinitesimally small. Whether in chemistry, biology, engineering or digital simulation, these images paint a...
Article
07.27.2021
Tuberculosis kills 1.5 million people throughout the world each year. A century after it was invented, BCG remains the only vaccine against this infection, which is still poorly understood. Highly...
Article
07.27.2021
Numerous studies are being carried out in laboratories to develop medications that can treat SARS-CoV-2. New therapeutic strategies targeting the virus or the cell proteins it hijacks to its benefit...
Article
07.09.2021
Forty years after its discovery, HIV-AIDS has become a chronic disease thanks to triple therapies. Yet there is still no known cure for it and a vaccine is nowhere in sight. Monsef Benkirane, a...
Article
06.23.2021
Thanks to gene therapy and the use of adapted spectacles, a blind patient is now able to distinguish the shape of objects to recognise, count and grasp them. José-Alain Sahel, the lead author of this...
Opinion
04.25.2021
Studies in widely vaccinated populations, such as those in Israel and the UK, have confirmed in vivo the protection promised by different vaccines. The risk of vaccinated individuals transmitting the...