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An Inca god’s colours revealed, Corsican granite and the Roman Empire, and a new way to regulate the expression of RNA genes

Researchers from the CNRS, Sorbonne Université, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle and the Musée du Quai Branly – Jacques Chirac have used X-ray fluorescence spectrometry to analyze the colours painted on a statue of the Inca god and oracle Pachacamac. This measurement, combined with…
18th January 2020
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Are women perceived as worse magicians than men?, laser beams and plasma address gap in fusion research and artificial retina promises to restore vision

For the same performance, a woman is still, sadly, considered less competent than a man, especially in stereotypically male domains. Cyril Thomas, lecturer at the University of Paris and amateur illusionist, participated in a European study that has just illustrated…
4th December 2019
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A potential novel therapeutic target for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, could tissue damage caused by a heart attack be reduced by 30%, and bioluminescence as an ecological trait in the deep sea benthos

One of the key comorbidities of type-2-diabetes is non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) - a disease that is increasing worldwide and for which there are no treatment options available today. It can lead to more severe liver damage such as…
16th October 2019