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08.12.2021
Progress in microscopy continues to expand our window onto the world of the infinitesimally small. Whether in chemistry, biology, engineering or digital simulation, these images paint a...
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08.08.2021
For the past 20 years, a scientific team has been monitoring the state of health of Barbeau Forest in the Seine-et-Marne region east of Paris. Researchers and engineers analyse the flux of carbon...
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07.27.2021
Tuberculosis kills 1.5 million people throughout the world each year. A century after it was invented, BCG remains the only vaccine against this infection, which is still poorly understood. Highly...
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07.27.2021
A recent report, co-authored by experts on climate change (IPCC) and biodiversity loss (IPBES) shows that these two phenomena are closely related. And although some solutions put forward to tackle...
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07.27.2021
Numerous studies are being carried out in laboratories to develop medications that can treat SARS-CoV-2. New therapeutic strategies targeting the virus or the cell proteins it hijacks to its benefit...
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07.27.2021
Dividing his time between France and Polynesia, the ichthyologist Éric Clua devotes his efforts to studying sharks, both to preserve their populations and to help prevent attacks on humans.
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03.29.2021
More contagious and sometimes resistant to antibodies, some SARS-CoV-2 variants are gradually replacing the original strains. While this virus, which appeared recently in humans, is adapting to its...
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03.15.2021
Is detecting Alzheimer’s disease and certain cancers at an earlier stage, or testing the efficacy of treatments before they are prescribed the stuff of science fiction? Maybe not. To understand why a...
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02.08.2021
In an official advice, the French academy of sciences sounds the alarm about the decline of insects. CNRS News talked to Philippe Grandcolas, head of the ISYEB, and co-author of the scientific report...