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  • 20 October 2017
    Water striders illustrate evolutionary processes
    How do new species arise and diversify in nature? Natural selection offers an explanation, but the genetic and environmental conditions behind this mechanism are still poorly understood. A team led (...)
  • 17 October 2017
    World first for reading digitally encoded synthetic molecules
    For the first time ever, using mass spectrometry, researchers have successfully read several bytes 1 of data recorded on a molecular scale using synthetic polymers. Their work, conducted (...)
  • 16 October 2017
    Gravitational waves shed first light on mergers of neutron stars
    This is a major breakthrough in more than one respect. The scientists of the LIGO-Virgo Collaboration (which includes the CNRS) have for the first time observed the gravitational waves emitted by the (...)
  • 13 October 2017
    Augmented tongue ultrasound for speech therapy
    A team of researchers in the GIPSA-Lab (CNRS/Université Grenoble Alpes/Grenoble INP) and at INRIA Grenoble Rhône-Alpes has developed a system that can display the movements of our own tongues in real (...)
  • 13 October 2017
    Gutters teem with inconspicuous life
    Scientists from the BOREA Biology of Aquatic Organisms and Ecosystems research unit (CNRS / MNHN / IRD / UPMC / University of Caen / Université des Antilles)—together with a colleague from the Max (...)


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