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Sugars, New Molecules for Health
HIV, obesity or Parkinson’s disease are all conditions that could be treated using complex carbohydrates. Inspired by these sugars—present on the surface of all cells—several research teams have...
Allergies: towards New Therapeutic Options
Pollen is widespread this time of the year and its associated allergies are rife. CNRS News takes this opportunity to review these fast-growing diseases, their treatment and—above all—a new...
Fighting HIV on All Fronts
A permanent cure for AIDS is now the prime objective of scientists who are tracking the virus’s “reservoir cells” and immersing themselves in its molecular mechanisms… Serious leads for the...
Why Moods Affect our Health
Neuroimmunology—or the study of interactions between the nervous and immune systems—is still in its infancy, but it already holds great therapeutic promise, Jean-Philippe Herbeuval and Nikaïa Smith...
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.
The Legacy of World War I
A Sociologist in the Realm of Dreams
Meet Nina, the Social Robot
Who Was the First Artist?
Edgar Morin: In praise of complex thought
The Secret Life of a Clownfish