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  • 20 June 2017
    How phytoplankton rule the oceans
    Photosynthesis is a unique biological process that has permitted the colonization of land and sea by plants and phytoplankton respectively. While the mechanisms of photosynthesis in plants are well (...)
  • 15 June 2015
    What the pupils tells us about language
    The meaning of a word is enough to trigger a reaction in our pupil: when we read or hear a word with a meaning associated with luminosity (“sun,” “shine,” etc.), our pupils contract as they would if (...)
  • 8 june 2017
    Audibility range of first whales
    The hearing organ of the earliest whales, or protocetids, has been digitally reconstructed by paleontologists from the Institut des sciences de l'évolution de Montpellier (CNRS / Université de (...)
  • 8 June 2017
    Creation of a French-Mexican international joint unit in mathematics
    The CNRS and its Mexican partners, the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and the National Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT), have just created an international joint unit (...)
  • 07 JUNE 2017
    The secrets of tooth calcium revealed
    Two studies on calcium isotopes1 in teeth have provided new insights into both the extinction of the marine reptiles and weaning age in humans. The findings of these studies, conducted by (...)


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