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11.21.2022
Nestled at the heart of the French national museum of natural history (MNHN) in Paris, the Communication Molecules and Micro-Organism Adaptation (MCAM) laboratory, a joint CNRS-MNHN unit, is home to...
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11.16.2022
During the past few years, nanoparticles have been increasingly present in our everyday lives. To gain a better understanding of their health impacts, several studies have focused on the effects they...
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07.07.2022
Jean-Marie Tarascon, Chair of Solid State Chemistry and Energy at the Collège de France, is the recipient of the 2022 CNRS Gold Medal, one of France's highest scientific distinctions. He is...
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01.09.2022
Oxytocin appears to be involved in several types of attachment, including love. Marcel Hibert explains its chemical and biological mechanisms and the therapeutic hopes it inspires, notably in the...
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09.16.2021
One of the central elements in the new sci-fi film Dune by Denis Villeneuve is a substance with extraordinary properties. Called “spice”, it bears a resemblance to certain molecules already in use in...
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05.25.2021
Because viruses can only replicate their genetic material by hijacking cell machinery, focusing on this crucial step may halt the infection. Scientists are collaborating within the GAVO project to...