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A factory for false memories

12 - 12 - 2016

A factory for false memories

Our memory can make false recollections. The consequences can be significant when it comes to testimonies on court for example. Studies in humans...

The metro displays the ‘le vivant comme modèle’ exhibit

12 - 08 - 2016

The metro displays the ‘le vivant comme modèle’ exhibit

The use of animals in research for human or animal health is only one interesting aspects of studying animals in order to further...

Can we sleep standing up ?

12 - 06 - 2016

Can we sleep standing up ?

 We know that slow sleep is accompanied by slow cerebral waves and amplitude....

What future for genetically modified primates in research ?

12 - 01 - 2016

What future for genetically modified primates in research ?

The evolution of genetic engineering paves the way to...

Are you aware of trophallaxis ?

11 - 29 - 2016

Are you aware of trophallaxis ?

Trophallaxis is a type of food transfer used by social insects such as bees and ants. These ...
How much are dogs involved in the discovery of insulin ?

11 - 14 - 2016

How much are dogs involved in the discovery of insulin ?

125 years ago, Frederic Banting was born, the discoverer of insulin in 1921 and Nobel Prize winner in 1923. His discovery was possible...

Paralyzed primates walk again thanks to implants

11 - 14 - 2016

Paralyzed primates walk again thanks to implants

Paralyzed macaques recovered the control of their legs thanks to a neuroprosthetic interface. A huge breakthrough in the field of...

Model organisms to study life

11 - 08 - 2016

Model organisms to study life

Biological research studies the biological processes that create and sustain life, and everything that disturbs it. Model organisms...

Why is the zebrafish such a good research model ?

11 - 07 - 2016

Why is the zebrafish such a good research model ?

Since the late 1990s, this small fish has attracted researchers and invaded their laboratories. And for a reason. This animal model, that...

OCR : Treating dog and human cancer

11 - 02 - 2016

OCR : Treating dog and human cancer

 

Oncovet Clinical Research (OCR) is a French company that aims to...