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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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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