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Life Sciences - May 25
Life Sciences
A team led by scientists from the Institut Jacques Monod (CNRS/Université de Paris) 1 have shown that French prehistory was punctuated by two waves of migration: the first during the Neolithic period, about 6,300 years ago, the second during the Bronze Age, about 4,200 years ago.
Life Sciences - May 22
Life Sciences

Meiosis is essential to sexual reproduction. For almost 15 years, it has been commonly held that retinoic acid, a molecule derived from vitamin A, triggers meiosis in mammalian germ cells.

Life Sciences - May 14
Life Sciences

Scientists from the CNRS and the ENS-PSL in France 1 and Monash University in Australia have shown that the brain suppresses information from the outside world, such as the sound of a conversation, during the sleep phase linked to dreaming.

Earth Sciences - May 18
Earth Sciences

The surface of the planet Mars bears probable traces of -sedimentary volcanism-, a geological phenomenon that leads to the eruption of mud from underground.

Environment - May 11

In the past few weeks, oil prices have fallen to record lows. This development was not predicted by the Hotelling rule, an equation proposed in 1931 that remains central to the economics of natural resources today.


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Astronomy / Space Science - 27.05.2020
The asteroids Ryugu and Bennu were formed by the destruction of a large asteroid
The asteroids Ryugu and Bennu were formed by the destruction of a large asteroid
What is the origin of the asteroids Bennu and Ryugu, and of their spinning-top shape? An international research team led by Patrick Michel, a CNRS researcher at the Laboratoire Lagrange (CNRS/Observa

Physics - Innovation - 26.05.2020
Alice&Bob raises ¤3M and enters the race to produce the world's first fault-tolerant quantum computer
Alice&Bob raises ¤3M and enters the race to produce the world’s first fault-tolerant quantum computer
Alice&Bob's ambition is to become the leading provider of quantum computing power using a universal fault-tolerant quantum computer.

Environment - Life Sciences - 25.05.2020
Marine species are outpacing terrestrial species in the race against global warming
Marine species are outpacing terrestrial species in the race against global warming
Global warming is causing species to search for more temperate environments in which to migrate to, but it is marine species - according to the latest results of a Franco-American study mainly involv

Mathematics - 25.05.2020

History / Archeology - 19.05.2020
How the mouse conquered the house
How the mouse conquered the house
Like humans, the house mouse, or Mus musculus sp ., is widespread throughout the world, making it the most invasive rodent species.

Life Sciences - 14.05.2020
Neonatal sepsis: antibiotic resistance causing worldwide spread
Publication by CIRI in the journal Nature microbiology on April 27, 2020. A pathogen belonging to the species Staphylococcus capitis has recently been identified as being responsible for nosocomial diseases in premature babies.

Linguistics / Literature - 13.05.2020

Life Sciences - 12.05.2020
Cuticular reticulation replicates the pattern of epidermal cells in lowermost Cambrian scalidophoran worms
Publication by LGL-TPE in Proceedings of the Royal Society B on May 6, 2020. The cuticle of ecdysozoans (Panarthropoda, Scalidophora, Nematoida) is secreted by underlying epidermal cells and renewed via ecdysis.

Environment - 24.04.2020
Underprotected marine protected areas in a global biodiversity hotspot
Underprotected marine protected areas in a global biodiversity hotspot
Through the assessment of the 1062 marine protected areas (MPAs) in the Mediterranean Sea, covering 6% of the Mediterranean Basin, a research team led by the CNRS has shown that 95% of the total protected are lacks regulations to reduce human impacts on biodiversity 1 .

Life Sciences - 24.04.2020

Computer Science - 22.04.2020

Environment - Life Sciences - 20.04.2020
Ants restore Mediterranean dry grasslands
Ants restore Mediterranean dry grasslands
In nature, certain species are able to regulate the cycling of soil nutrients and vegetation diversity and dynamics.

Health - 15.04.2020

Health - Pharmacology - 15.04.2020
Covid-19: CIRI mobilizes its teams to understand the immune response against Coronavirus in patients
A CIRI project, in collaboration with HCL, has united CIRI immunologists to work on understanding the immune response to Coronavirus in patients.

Pedagogy - Career - 15.04.2020

Health - Pharmacology - 10.04.2020
COVID-19: clinical trial launched for a rapid saliva-based screening test
COVID-19: clinical trial launched for a rapid saliva-based screening test
A French consortium consisting of scientists from the CNRS laboratory Sys2Diag, the SkillCell biotechnology company, the Vogo company, and Montpellier University Hospital (CHU de Montpellier) have an

Physics - 10.04.2020

Environment - Physics - 01.04.2020
'2H of water from fluid inclusions in Proterozoic halite: Evidence for a deuterium-depleted hydrosphere'
«2H of water from fluid inclusions in Proterozoic halite: Evidence for a deuterium-depleted hydrosphere»
'2H were measured in water present in tiny primary fluid inclusions trapped in Mesoproterozoic ('1.4 Ga) and Neoproterozoic ('0.8 Ga) halite crystals.

Health - 01.04.2020

Life Sciences - 26.03.2020
Neanderthals: Pioneers in the use of marine resources
Neanderthals: Pioneers in the use of marine resources
Neanderthals slurping seashells by the seashore? This scene may startle those accustomed to imagining Homo neanderthalensis as a people of cold climes who hunted large herbivores.

Life Sciences - 26.03.2020
Drosophila-associated bacteria differentially shape the nutritional requirements of their host during juvenile growth
Publication by IGFL in PLoS Biology on March 20, 2020. The interplay between nutrition and the microbial communities colonizing the gastrointestinal tract (i.e., gut microbiota) determines juvenile growth trajectory.

Life Sciences - 23.03.2020
Among wild mammals too, females live longer
Among wild mammals too, females live longer
In all human populations, average lifespans are longer for women than for men. Moreover, nine out of ten supercentenarians-that is, people 110 years old and up-are women.

- 17.03.2020
Menstrual Toxic Shock: instructions for use of tampons to limit the risk
Every year, about 20 cases of staphylococcal toxic shock syndromes related to the use of tampons are reported in France.

Astronomy / Space Science - 16.03.2020
Jupiter’s Great Red Spot shrinking in size but not in thickness
Jupiter, the largest planet in the Solar System, is mainly made up of liquids and gases. Its clouds are shaped by jet streams, winds and vortices into numerous parallel bands, as well as coloured patches, one of which clearly stands out: the Great Red Spot.

Life Sciences - 12.03.2020
At 8 months, babies already know their grammar
At 8 months, babies already know their grammar
Even before uttering their first words, babies master the grammar basics of their mother tongue. Thus eight-month-old French infants can distinguish function words, or functors -e.g.

Life Sciences - 03.03.2020
The origin of satiety: brain cells that change shape after a meal
The origin of satiety: brain cells that change shape after a meal
You just finished a good meal and are feeling full? Researchers from the CNRS, Inrae, University of Burgundy, Université de Paris, Inserm, and University of Luxembourg 1 have just revealed the mechanisms in our brains that lead to this state.

Environment - 26.02.2020
Tech4Earth 2020: 2 winning projects from ENS de Lyon
The selection committee met on January 23, 2020 and announced the six winning projects from the Tech4Earth call for proposals.

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