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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
11.08.2016
An overview of the applications of an environmentally friendly chemistry, one that is inspired by natural processes and able to create new materials: soft chemistry.
Article
10.13.2016
A vast international study is being undertaken to classify, using metagenomics, the bacteria that dwell in the underground transport systems of 50 cities across the globe.
Opinion
09.09.2016
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...
Article
03.23.2016
Dust from the African deserts spreads across the globe, playing a complex, but important role on ecology and the planet’s climate. New findings by a French-US team shed light on the underlying...
Article
02.02.2016
Building a 3D reconstruction of an abbey, modeling clouds, or monitoring the life of a bird colony: drones open up a whole range of new possibilities to researchers. CNRS News unveils some of these...