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Particle fragmentation plays a major role in carbon sequestration and unusual DNA structures involved in neuron aging

A French-British team led by the Laboratoire d'océanographie de Villefranche-sur-Mer (CNRS/Sorbonne University) has just discovered that a little-known process regulates how the oceans can sequester carbon dioxide (CO2). At the ocean surface, photosynthesis by phytoplankton transforms atmospheric CO2 into organic…
14th February 2020
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Global soil erosion already a problem 4000 years ago, traffic champion ants and strategies for placing future hydropower dams

Soil erosion reduces the productivity of ecosystems, changes nutrient cycles and thus directly impacts climate and society. An international team of researchers, including Pierre Francus at the Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS) and INRA at the Université Savoie Mont Blanc have…
1st November 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