natural sciences

Chemistry - Physics - Dec 21, 2018
Chemistry - Physics
Paris, 9 January 2017 To paint quickly while creating exceptional texture and volume effects, J. M. W. Turner and other English artists of his generation relied on the development of innovative gels. All the rage in the 19th century—and still in use today—these compounds alter the properties of the oil paints they are combined with.
Life Sciences - Chemistry - Nov 22, 2018
Life Sciences - Chemistry

Paris, 22 November 2018 Asymmetry plays a major role in biology at every scale: think of DNA spirals, the fact that the human heart is positioned on the left, our preference to use our left or right h

Life Sciences - Chemistry - Oct 10, 2018

A 2016 study 1 showed that exposure to urban pollution involving magnetite particles played a role in the development of Alzheimer's disease. It began from the hypothesis that magnetite particles would generate chemical reactions that could cause oxidative stress for neurons.

Chemistry - Health - Jul 5, 2018
Chemistry - Health

A team of researchers at CNRS, Aix-Marseille Université and Université Paris 13 has demonstrated effective molecular labelling to unequivocally identify biomedical implants, even after a prolonged period inside the living being.

Earth Sciences - Environment - Nov 7, 2018

Wednesday 7 November 2018 officially launches the European Plate Observing System (EPOS) for the pooling and streamlining of data and services of all kinds for the study of our planet.

Environment - Computer Science - Aug 14, 2018
Environment - Computer Science

This summer's world-wide heatwave makes 2018 a particularly hot year.

Health - Chemistry - Jun 28, 2018
Health - Chemistry

A team of researchers from the CNRS and Université Nice Sophia Antipolis 1 has just shown that a small molecule called methiothepin can inhibit the chemotherapy resistance of certain tumors.