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biomimicry

New chameleon-colored skin implants

Biological tissues have complex mechanical properties that are difficult to reproduce with synthetic materials. An international team has succeeded in producing a biocompatible synthetic material that behaves like biological tissues and changes colour as it deforms, like the skin of chameleons. They promise materials

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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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CNRS

A new CEO for the CNRS

Antoine Petit was appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the CNRS on January 24, 2018 by the President of the Republic on the proposal of Frédérique Vidal, Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation. An outstanding university professor, Antoine Petit has been President of Inria since October 2014. He

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hologram

When the hologram takes us back in time...

Going back in time is one of the dreams we all have, especially when visiting our museums. Attempting to recover the original appearance of buildings or works from the past is of major interest both in terms of research and in terms of valorization. This is now possible thanks to the combined know-how

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virtual doctor

Virtual doctors to diagnose depressive disorders

Problème de disponibilité de médecins dans votre quartier ou dans votre village ? Pas de problèmes, désormais des humains virtuels pourront diagnostiquer des troubles mentaux, tels que la dépression ou ceux liés au manque de sommeil. Une équipe de chercheurs de Bordeaux a désormais un nouveau collaborateur virtuel.   Des chercheurs

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Day After Tomorrow

Global warming could lead us into a new ice age...

Cela ressemble à une mauvaise blague à la façon de celles dont Donald Trump commence à nous habituer. Le réchauffement climatique va nous conduire vers une période de glaciation ! Cette affirmation n’a rien d’une plaisanterie. Il s’agit d’une hypothèse déjà envisagée il y a une quinzaine d’années et qui revient

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alive

The living would have its dark matter

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A new exploration technique has just revealed an unsuspected biodiversity that is shaking up our biological knowledge. Dark "organic" matter in which the clues to a fourth domain of life could be hidden. Have biologists missed 85 to 99 % of the microorganisms living on Earth?

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