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Life Sciences - Media - 25.09.2017
Scientists decode the genome of Fall Armyworm: a moth pest that is invading Africa
Scientists decode the genome of Fall Armyworm: a moth pest that is invading Africa
As part of an international consortium, INRA researchers, in partnership with the CEA and INRIA 1 , have sequenced one of the first genomes of a moth from the superfamily Noctuoidea: Spodoptera frugiperda , or armyworm.

Life Sciences - Media - 18.09.2017
Cattle are the next top (animal) model
Cattle are the next top (animal) model
The study of mutations underlying sporadic syndromes in cattle, which also occur in humans, offers an interesting alternative to laboratory animals for confirming the genetic aetiology of isolated clinical case reports and gaining insight into the molecular mechanisms involved.

Life Sciences - Media - 23.06.2017
Omega-3 essential for the brain from adolescence into adulthood
Omega-3 essential for the brain from adolescence into adulthood
Omega-3 fatty acids are crucial for the brain. Deficiency in these acids can lead to depressive mood.

Social Sciences - Media - 11.06.2017
Modelling social interactions to improve collective decision-making
Modelling social interactions to improve collective decision-making
How are we affected by other peoples' opinions' To answer this question, scientists 1 at CNRS, INRA and Université Toulouse 1 Capitole conducted a study in France and Japan, quantifying this impact on our decisions.

Media - Life Sciences - 30.05.2017
Symbioses between plants, fungi and bacteria: a new look at these ancestral alliances
Symbioses between plants, fungi and bacteria: a new look at these ancestral alliances
A review appearing in the online edition of Science (26th May 2017), authored by three INRA researchers (associated with the Universities of Lorraine and Toulouse and the CNRS), starts with an overvi

Health - Media - 11.02.2017
Antibiotics affect the efficacy of immunotherapy
Antibiotics affect the efficacy of immunotherapy
A study published in the journal Science by a research team from Gustave Roussy, INSERM, INRA, AP-HP, IHU Médiaterranée Infections* and Paris-Sud University shows that prescribed antibiotics impair the efficacy of immunotherapy in cancer patients.

Media - Life Sciences - 12.01.2017
When Listeria monocytogenes goes to sleep
When Listeria monocytogenes goes to sleep
A serious infection of dietary origin that is caused by the Listeria monocytogenes bacterium, listeriosis is associated with severe clinical symptoms and a high mortality rate in individuals whose immune system is weakened.

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