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New Strategies to Fight Cystic Fibrosis
In France, cystic fibrosis affects some 150 newborns each year. While there have already been significant advances in how symptoms are treated, research is now targeting the cause of this fatal...
Alzheimer's Disease: Research in Progress
With more than 200,000 new cases each year in France, Alzheimer's is the most common neurodegenerative disease. CNRS News reviews recent advances in terms of treatment and diagnosis.
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...
Turning Natural Poisons into Drugs
Nature abounds with species capable of producing harmful toxins to humans. Scientists believe some of these could be turned into useful allies.
COVID-19: How Are Epidemic Models Designed?
“Making Decisions is not a Scientist’s Job”
13 Ocean-based Solutions to Combat Climate Change
When Architecture Mimics Nature
Basic Science is the Best Protection Against Epidemics
Delaying the Epidemic to Help the System Adapt