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11.18.2021
What contains 25% of the Earth’s known biodiversity and 75% of its terrestrial biomass, provides its natural fertility, and regulates its watercourses as well as the climate? No need to look very far...
Article
11.10.2021
A team from the CNRS, working in partnership with scientists from The Netherlands, has managed to identify neurons that can encode the passing of time. An important advance in our understanding of so...
Article
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...
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,...
Article
05.11.2021
Space travel, an old human dream, is still no pleasure cruise. It involves major physiological and psychological challenges that researchers are working hard to take up.
Article
05.10.2021
A group of researchers is set to promote the use of CO2 detectors in classrooms, cafeterias, offices, factories and other enclosed spaces. Their goal is to improve indoor ventilation to help curb the...