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Light to Fight Cancer
By targeting cancer cells with a laser, photodynamic therapy—which is used in both dermatology and oncology—can provide new opportunities to treat certain tumors such as those that affect the...
Why Do we Age?
We all know that our bodies deteriorate as we get older. By trying to understand why, scientists are hoping that they may eventually be able to slow down, or even stop, this process.
Astatine, an Ally against Cancer
Astatine is one of the rarest chemical elements on Earth, and one of the most unstable. Nevertheless, it is of considerable interest to medical research as it could help destroy cancerous tumors that...
Why Are Some Organs more Susceptible to Cancer?
Cancer does not affect all our organs in the same way. To understand this phenomenon, a new approach consists in considering each part of the body as an ecosystem. Frederic Thomas, co-author of a...
How Many Sexes Are There?
Sea monsters at the time of the dinosaurs
Personalised breast reconstruction
The CNRS 2022 Innovation Medal laureates
Plants adopt new strategies to survive in cities
Françoise Gaill, the voice of the oceans