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Environment - 19.04.2021
Crucial action needed for coral reefs
Crucial action needed for coral reefs
An international group of scientific experts co-directed by CNRS oceanographer Jean-Pierre Gattuso 1 has stated the requirements for coral reef survival in an article published in Biological Conservation .

Innovation - Environment - 15.04.2021

Environment - Astronomy / Space Science - 15.04.2021
UArizona partners with French National Centre for Scientific Research to establish France-Arizona Institute for Global Grand Challenges
UArizona partners with French National Centre for Scientific Research to establish France-Arizona Institute for Global Grand Challenges
The partnership establishes the France-Arizona Institute for Global Grand Challenges at the University of Arizona, which will address critical research areas through large-scale international collaboration, innovation and exchange of resources.

Environment - Life Sciences - 25.02.2021

Environment - 15.02.2021
Record breaking observations at a depth of 172 metres shed light on how hard coral survives without light
Record breaking observations at a depth of 172 metres shed light on how hard coral survives without light
A + A In shallow water, less than 30 metres, the survival of hard corals depends on photosynthetic unicellular algae (zooxanthellae) living in their tissues.

Environment - 21.01.2021
Antarctica: the ocean cools at the surface but warms up at depth
Antarctica: the ocean cools at the surface but warms up at depth
Scientists from the CNRS, CNES, IRD, Sorbonne Université, l'Université Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier and their Australian colleagues 1 , with the support of the IPEV, have provided a comprehensive analysis on the evolution of Southern Ocean temperatures over the last 25 years.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 04.01.2021
2 months at sea to explore the Southern Ocean's contribution to climate regulation
2 months at sea to explore the Southern Ocean’s contribution to climate regulation
To better understand the sequestration of atmospheric CO2 in the ocean, and especially how the chemical elements essential to this storage are supplied, transported and transformed by the oceans, is the goal of the SWINGS oceanographic cruise.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 28.07.2020
Mars 2020 mission launch - Perseverance rover and its SuperCam instrument safely on their way to Mars
Mars 2020 mission launch - Perseverance rover and its SuperCam instrument safely on their way to Mars
Thursday 30 July, the Mars 2020 mission successfully lifted off from Cape Canaveral in Florida atop an Atlas V launcher.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 30.06.2020
Mayotte: launch of a global study on this fragile and unique ecosystem
Mayotte: launch of a global study on this fragile and unique ecosystem
The CNRS and Mayotte's Centre Universitaire de Formation et de Recherche (CUFR) have just approved the creation of a global ecology study site on the Mahoran archipelago.

Environment - Physics - 22.06.2020

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

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 .

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.

Environment - Physics - 01.04.2020
«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.

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.

Environment - 26.02.2020
Tech4inclusion 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.

Materials Science - Environment - 18.02.2020
CEA-Leti's Energy-Harvesting ICs Point the Way To Battery-Free Sensor Systems in Humans Or in Harsh Environments
CEA-Leti’s Energy-Harvesting ICs Point the Way To Battery-Free Sensor Systems in Humans Or in Harsh Environments
Two Presentations at ISSCC 2020 Describe Results that Could Lead to 'Significant Commercialization of Vibration-Powered Systems' SAN FRANCISCO - Feb.

Environment - 27.01.2020

Environment - Earth Sciences - 16.01.2020
Heading to Barbados to investigate two unknowns in the climate equation
Heading to Barbados to investigate two unknowns in the climate equation
A major airborne and oceanographic mission off the Caribbean island of Barbados is preparing to study two major climate unknowns: trade wind cumulus clouds and mesoscale eddies in the ocean.

Environment - 06.01.2020
A better estimate of water-level rise in the Ganges delta
A better estimate of water-level rise in the Ganges delta
For the first time, scientists have provided reliable regional estimates of land subsidence and water-level rise in the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna delta.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 04.12.2019
Expedition on Antarctic plateau to better gauge sea level rise
Expedition on Antarctic plateau to better gauge sea level rise
From 7 December 2019 to 25 January 2020, a team of scientists from France (CNRS and Université Grenoble Alpes ) and Italy ( Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche , Istituto Nazionale Geofisica e Vulcano

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 24.05.2019

Environment - 16.05.2019

Environment - 21.02.2019
Impact of the last interglacial climate change on ecosystems and Neanderthals behavior at Baume Moula-Guercy, Ardèche, France
Impact of the last interglacial climate change on ecosystems and Neanderthals behavior at Baume Moula-Guercy, Ardèche, France Publication of LGL-TPE at ENS de Lyon and CEPAM in the American Journal of Archaeological Science on February19, 2019.

Environment - Health - 16.01.2019
Health 2019, the hidden portion of the iceberg
Two complementary publications from RDP laboratory and IXXI institute set out to define a systemic approach to the major challenges of the present.

Environment - Astronomy / Space Science - 10.12.2018

Environment - Life Sciences - 03.12.2018
Mutations that modify cell proliferation in repeated stress
The research team of Gaël Yvert at Laboratory of Biology and Modeling of the Cell (LBMC) has discovered mutations that increase cell proliferation in conditions of repeated stress.

Environment - 05.09.2018
The Exploragyre project
ExploraGyre is a future-oriented and challenging project led by 5 students from the Ecole normale supérieure de Lyon and the Institut National des Sciences Appliquées (National Institute of Applied Sciences) of Lyon, France.

Mechanical Engineering - Environment - 06.08.2018
The bark side of the force
The bark side of the force
As the vertical position is unstable—for both trees and humans—mechanisms are needed to offset the effect of gravity.

Innovation - Environment - 13.07.2018
CNRS' first overseas subsidiary : CNRS@CREATE, Singapore
CNRS’ first overseas subsidiary : CNRS@CREATE, Singapore
The CNRS will be setting up CNRS@CREATE, its first overseas subsidiary, in Singapore. Its objective will be to manage Franco-Singaporean research activities as part of the Singaporean ecosystem.

Environment - 26.06.2018

Environment - Innovation - 26.06.2018
Towards an authentically human intelligent habitat
Towards an authentically human intelligent habitat
How can technology improve our housing conditions' How will we interact with “intelligent” housing? What information is it possible and desirable to share? What future legislative framework for these

Environment - Life Sciences - 17.05.2018
Climate change, forests and fruit production: INRA strengthens ties with Brazil and Argentina
Climate change, forests and fruit production: INRA strengthens ties with Brazil and Argentina
In early May 2018, Philippe Mauguin, President of INRA, visited South America to strengthen the Institute's long-standing scientific commitments and develop new opportunities.

Environment - Life Sciences - 25.10.2017
Taxon-restricted genes at the origin of a novel trait allowing access to a new environment
Fans enable water strider adaptation Genomes of closely related organisms are similar but contain variations that enable different phenotypes and lifestyles.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 28.08.2017
CO2 and temperature decoupling at the million-year scale during the Cretaceous Greenhouse
Optical microscopic view of a cuticle of the Frenelopsis fossil conifer used to reconstruct the atmospheric CO2 concentration in the Cretaceous.