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neurosciences

Will our brains remain human?

In the 19th century, skulls and brains were measured to justify the hierarchy between sexes, races and social classes. In the 20th century, cognitive tests, brain imaging and genes were discovered and accepted as modern criteria. What will the 21st century be like, since the discovery of plasticity?

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scientific knowledge

A new team to explore the brain in Evry

Genopole, Télécom SudParis et l’Université d’Évry accueillent une nouvelle équipe scientifique pour explorer la complexité du cerveau.   L’équipe s’est installée à Évry grâce au dispositif d’aide à la recherche de Genopole, au soutien de l’Université d’Évry et aux équipements dédiés à l’innovation du centre ETOILE, récemment ouvert sur le

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neurosciences

The neurons of morality

Violence, aggressiveness, attacks on moral order, crime, terrorism... Could all these deviant behaviours have their origin in the brain? To find out, would the method of choice be MRI imaging, which now makes it possible to see the brain at work without having to open the skull? Certainly neuroscience is bringing

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neurojustice

When neuroscience comes to the rescue of justice...

In the 19th century, Cesare Lombroso founded scientific criminology. He claimed to identify criminals by the anatomical features of the face and skull. Science came to the rescue of justice... Where are we in the 21st century? The same quest still drives some biologists, particularly in the United States...

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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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neurobiology

L’Institut du cerveau et de la moelle épinière conjugue recherche fondamentale et création de startup

En réunissant dans un même bâtiment des chercheurs en neurosciences, une trentaine de plateformes technologiques, un Living Lab et un incubateur de startup, l’Institut du cerveau et de la moelle épinière (1), labellisé Institut Carnot, est un lieu unique dédié aux maladies du système nerveux.   Avec son bâtiment de

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applied neurosciences

New brain for the new year

Renewing ourselves, seeking new resources and inventing a new harmony for human nature. To acquire this new agility, the assets and limitations of the brain require hard work. To imagine a different future by confronting ourselves with the retrospective powers of memory. Open our perceptions to discover

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