Conferences for Novice Researchers, on the theme of “addiction,” in 5 French cities
18.05.2015 - Press release
Throughout the school year, 38 junior and senior secondary school students have been hosted each month in 9 neuroscience laboratories specialising in addiction studies. ...
Final of FameLab competition: 10 young scientists are taking up the challenge!
15.05.2015 - Press release
The ten finalists in the FameLab competition will display their oratory skills at Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie on Friday 22 May, at 6:30 pm. ...
How a tumour mechanically transforms its healthy neighbouring cells into tumour cells and amplifies its own development
12.05.2015 - Press release
A growing tumour exerts considerable ongoing abnormal pressure on the healthy neighbouring cells. The CNRS/UPMC/Institut Curie team directed by Emmanuel Farge, Inserm Research Director at Institut Curie, has just discovered that this force can induce tumour gene expression. ...
Viagra to prevent transmission of the malaria parasite?
11.05.2015 - Press release
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 from humans to mosquitoes. This astonishing discovery, made by scientists from the CNRS, ...
IRF5, a new player in the occurrence of obesity complications
05.05.2015 - Press release
Teams led by Nicolas Venteclef, Dominique Langin, Karine Clément and Irina Udalova (Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, University of Oxford, UK) in collaboration with several teams, have succeeded in elucidating part of the mechanisms involved in the development of metabolic complications associated with ...
Detailed structure of human ribosome revealed
23.04.2015 - Press release
A team at the Institut de Génétique et de Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire has evidenced, at the atomic scale, the threedimensional structure of the complete human ribosome and the detailed interactions that occur within it. ...
Natural reparative capacity of teeth elucidated
22.04.2015 - Press release
Researchers at Inserm and Paris Descartes University have just taken an important step in research on stem cells and dental repair. They have managed to isolate dental stem cell lines and to describe the natural mechanism by which they repair lesions in ...