Marine Barrio

Guest columnist for UP' Magazine, former president of the National Digital Council.

Lumières, la box de pépites à lire

Profession : chercheur de pépites à lire

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Le succès des livres traditionnels ne se dément pas ; les bons livres en vrai papier, qui sentent bon l’encre quand on les ouvre pour la première fois, ces livres font un carton !  On pensait qu’ils allaient disparaître ensevelis par la vague du numérique. Que nenni ! les livres ne se sont

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health

Epidemiology would be out of breath...

Professor Arnaud Fontanet, a renowned epidemiologist (1), declared: "After a period of splendour that could be called the 'glorious thirty years', from 1960 to 1990, epidemiology is beginning to run out of steam". Epidemiology provides methods for measuring the health status of a population and for identifying the causes of disease. It is

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cannabis

Cannabis would alter the sperm and DNA of future children...

Cannabis consumption is breaking records every year. 35 % of young men under 34 years of age report smoking it regularly*. A little firecracker can't hurt, they think. However, a new study shows that the active substance in cannabis may alter the sperm, which could lead to a decrease in the number of sperm cells in the semen, which in turn could lead to a decrease in the number of sperm cells in the semen.

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gold nanoparticles

Gold nanoparticles to make medicines smarter

Scientists at the University of Lincoln in the United Kingdom have developed a new technique to coat gold nanoparticles with a specific protein so that they can be used to address a drug that will target a specific area of the body, such as a cancerous tumour, very precisely. Gold nanoparticles are

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pollution of l'air

Polluted air intoxicates 95 % of earthlings

The figure is huge. More than 9 out of 10 people on the planet breathe polluted air. This is according to the conclusions of the annual report on the state of the world's air published on Tuesday by the American HEI (Health effects institute). Prolonged exposure to this polluted air has resulted in more than

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neuropathic pains

An innovative approach to combat chronic pain

How to treat neuropathic pain, a chronic disease that affects 7 to 10 % of the French population and for which no treatment is effective? The solution would come from researchers at the Institute of Neurosciences of Montpellier (Inserm/University of Montpellier) and the Laboratory of Therapeutic Innovation (CNRS/University of Strasbourg) (1) who have put together a study on the subject.

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