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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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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