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11.07.2021
With the discovery of DNA and the spectacular progress of imaging in the twentieth century, it was assumed that biology had already accomplished its revolution. Quite the opposite, says Catherine...
Article
10.26.2021
As a week of experiments begins in 5,000 schools in connection with this strange unicellular organism, the biologist Audrey Dussutour is looking for 10,000 volunteers for her next participatory...
Slideshow
10.18.2021
Discover the laureates of the new edition of the LPPI “Proof in Images” competition, organised by the CNRS and the ACFAS, its Canadian partner in Quebec. View these twenty fascinating submissions...
Article
10.13.2021
For women who have undergone a mastectomy after breast cancer, the start-up firm Healshape has developed a 3D bioprinted breast implant that can be adapted to all body shapes. The aim is to...
Slideshow
09.30.2021
The presence of scientists within elite training squads has become increasingly commonplace. Among other things, they study pedal strokes in cycling, muscle exertion in running, and decision-making...
Article
09.08.2021
Biological invasions are the second most common cause of species extinction on Earth, and also take a heavy toll on our health and the economy. On the occasion of the World Congress of the...
Article
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...
Article
05.25.2021
Bioinformatics—a relatively new scientific discipline—uses models and algorithms to analyse the avalanche of data produced by biologists. It has played a crucial role in deciphering the origin and...
Article
05.24.2021
Did the former presence of huge bat colonies in the caves of southern France have an impact on palaeolithic rock art? This is the hypothesis put forward by the geoarchaeologist Laurent Bruxelles,...