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The European Research Council (ERC), a donor with innovative evaluation methods

Fundamental research

08 - 03 - 2016

The European Research Council (ERC), a donor with innovative evaluation methods

The reluctance to finance fundamental research is generally based on the lack of impact studies of these studies. But this year, the ERC, a financial...
Breast cancer also affects men, but it represents "only 1%" of the total number of breast cancers and 0.5% of all male cancers. © Paul Falardeau / Flickr

Animal research, Health, Scientific progress

07 - 26 - 2016

 Prickle1 : a new lead against aggressive breast cancers

French researchers have discovered in mice a mechanism involved in the aggressiveness of breast cancer. They are trying to develop new drugs to block...
There are different species of Plasmodium, of which one causes ultimately the death of the individual if he is not treated on time. That is the Plasmodium falciparum. © James D. Gathany

Animal research, Health, Scientific progress

07 - 21 - 2016

 Will malaria soon become obsolete?

Researchers at the Pasteur Institute in Paris, the CNRS and the INSERM have developed a vaccine against malaria in mice. 
glunomab blocks the specific site of the NMDA receptor, in the blood-brain barrier, which normally binds to the protein tPA to open passages through the barrier and lett cells through. © Ed Park / 2007 How Stuff Works

Animal research, Health, Scientific progress

07 - 21 - 2016

Soon a new drug against multiple sclerosis

INSERM researchers in Caen have developed in mice a new antibody capable of treating multiple sclerosis.
According to the WHO, only 54% of people infected with HIV know their are. © FoeNyx / Wikimedia Commons

Animal research, Health, Scientific progress

07 - 18 - 2016

Project CHAARM: new drugs against HIV?

Researchers working on the CHAARM project (combined highly active antiretroviral microbicides) have developed in primates new effective drugs against...