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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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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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bioethics

Bioethics: has opinion changed?

As the "Etats Généraux de la Bioéthique", organized by the French National Consultative Committee on Ethics (CCNE), opens on January 18, preceding the revision of the law, Ifop and the European Forum on Bioethics, in partnership with the newspaper La Croix, have asked the French people how they view the new law.

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scientific knowledge

How do the French view scientific research?

Proud of the French scientific community, the French have an unshakeable faith in research, a vector of progress and competitiveness for the country, according to the exclusive Quattrocento - Opinionway study: "French views and expectations on scientific research". Innovation, financing, business creation: is French research still in the race?

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Louis Pasteur

Pastor, the experimenter

The exhibition "Pasteur, the experimenter", presented from 12 December 2017 to 19 August 2018 at the Palais de la découverte, looks back at man and the work of the scientist; it seeks to explain the context of his work, his discoveries and their applications, beyond the legend. An exhibition that finds

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techno-scientific innovation

Techno-scientific innovations and interdisciplinary perspectives for education for living beings: aims and strategies

On the occasion of the 85th ACFAS summit, at McGill University in Montreal, a colloquium will be held on Thursday 11 and Friday 12 May 2017 on the theme "Technoscientific innovations and interdisciplinary perspectives for an education for living things: aims and strategies". Since 1933, the Francophone scientific community has benefited from this

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health

Spinach for making heart tissue

American researchers have managed to reconstitute human heart tissue that functions like a heart: it beats and conducts blood through a cardiovascular system. What's new is that this tissue is made from purchased spinach leaves, just like any housewife would do... at the market! For

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MIT Innovations

MIT's 10 breakthrough technologies for 2017

Comme chaque année, le Massassuchet Institute of Technology livre dans sa publication, MIT Technology Review, les dix innovations disruptives de l’année. Cette sélection est à regarder avec attention car, en général, le MIT a le nez fin. L’année dernière il avait cité CRISPR, la fusée réutilisable ou la voiture autonome

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bioethics

Human, Post-Human: at the European Bioethics Forum

On 30 January next, the European Bioethics Forum will open its seventh edition until 4 February. On the theme "Human, post-human", which will be broken down into 35 debates, 135 experts, 40 major witnesses from the public, 370 schoolchildren and the general public will give their views. The human being is being transformed before our eyes, physically,

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sciences

UN looks into antibiotic-resistant super-bacteria

Des dirigeants du monde entier vont se pencher mercredi pour la première fois sur le problème des superbactéries résistantes aux antibiotiques, qui rendent de plus en plus de maladies, comme la tuberculose ou les maladies sexuellement transmissibles, extrêmement difficiles à soigner. Photo : bactérie Escherichia coli   La réunion de haut

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killer bacterium

No parry for Wisconsin's killer bacterium

Mystery in Wisconsin. 21 people have died since the beginning of the year from an infection by a common bacteria, Elizabethkingia anophelis. Authorities do not understand how this microorganism, common in the soil or in the gut of mosquitoes - including Anopheles, hence its name - became a killer. True,

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