- 22 May 2015
First scientific results from the Tara Oceans expedition
On May 22, in a special issue of Science, an international, interdisciplinary, team of scientists maps the biodiversity of a wide range of planktonic organisms, exploring their interactions (...)
- 21 May 2015
The world's oldest tools date back 3.3 million years
Following the discovery of the world's oldest stone tools and its announcement at the annual meeting of the Paleoanthropology Society in San Francisco on 14-15 April, researchers from the CNRS, Inrap (...)
- 7 May 2015
Viagra to prevent transmission of the malaria parasite ?
By increasing the stiffness of erythrocytes infected by the causal agent of malaria, Viagra favors their elimination from the blood circulation and may therefore reduce transmission of the parasite (...)
- 30 April 2015
How does a mobile DNA sequence find its target ?
To understand how transposable elements1 shape genomes, where they are maintained over generations, it is vital to discover the mechanisms behind their targeted integration. Researchers (...)
- 23 April 2015
SWIFTS spectrometer to study earth tides and quakes
The world's smallest spectrometer has successfully measured tiny deformations of the Earth's crust, of the order of one millimeter, over a length of one thousand kilometers. Researchers at the (...)