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The exposome, exposure of a lifetime
As we now know that diseases originate from a combination of genetics and the environment, research on the exposome aims to characterise all the environmental determinants of health.
Tracking Covid-19 in wastewater
Testing sewage for Covid-19 could help predict future outbreaks. The Obépine project, which analyses wastewater, could use the concentration of the virus in human faeces to develop an early alert...
A Multi-faceted Approach to HIV Prevention
Ahead of the 9th International Conference on HIV Research which ended last week in Paris, UNAIDS published its latest figures on the epidemic. 1 million people died of AIDS in 2016, and 1.8 million...
Modeling Epidemics: Back to School
Infectious diseases are today the second leading cause of death in the world, with new viruses constantly emerging (such as A/H1N1 influenza, MERS-CoV, Ebola, etc). To combat them more effectively,...
French cheese under threat
Dissecting the “spice” of Dune
The origins of the Standard Model
Ancient cities in the Amazon
Rare Ordovician fossil deposit found in France
Cryptography faces the threat of quantum technology