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Genetic screen identifies genes that protect cells from Zika virus

The Zika virus has affected over 60 million people, mostly in South America. It has potentially devastating consequences for pregnant women and their unborn...

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CNRS, Weizmann (Israel) and Pasteur: The sea anemone, an animal that hides its complexity well

Despite its apparent simplicity – a tube-like body topped with tentacles –, the sea anemone is actually a highly complex creature. Scientists from the Institut...

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(Français) CNRS, Université de Tel-Aviv, Technion, UHJ, IDC d’Herzliya : trois mini-satellites pour observer le changement climatique

Sorry, this entry is only available in French. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You...

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Bar-Ilan and CNRS create a nano-trampoline to probe quantum behavior

A research group from Bar-Ilan University, in collaboration with French colleagues at CNRS Grenoble, has developed a unique experiment to detect quantum events in...

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Global warming, which goals for COP22? Press Conference, November 3, 2016 in Paris

November 3rd, 2016, in Paris, two associations of journalists, AJE and JNE organize a special conference entitled “Global Warming: What goals for COP22? ”...

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Numerical simulations of the gravitational waves emitted by the inspiral and merger of two black holes. The colored contours around each black hole represent the amplitude of the gravitational radiation; the blue lines represent the orbits of the black holes and the green arrows represent their spins. [Credit: C. Henze/NASA Ames Research Center]

Gravitational waves detected 100 years after Einstein’s prediction. Video.

For the first time, scientists have observed ripples in the fabric of spacetime called gravitational waves, arriving at the Earth from a cataclysmic event...

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Eric Karsenti, directeur de recherche émérite au CNRS

French Biologist Eric Karsenti is awarded the 2015 CNRS Gold Medal

The 2015 CNRS Gold Medal, France’s highest scientific distinction, has been awarded to the cell biologist Eric Karsenti, CNRS senior researcher emeritus. His career...

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