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How does the cerebral cortex work?

03 - 02 - 2018

How does the cerebral cortex work?

Researchers have found in the mouse that neural networks of the cerebral cortex have a spontaneous activity in opposition to each other, depending...

Low calorie diet improves regeneration by stimulating spare stem cells

02 - 27 - 2018

Low calorie diet improves regeneration by stimulating spare stem cells

Researchers have shown that a low-calorie diet promotes post-irradiation intestinal regeneration in mice by stimulating a particular type of stem...

Discovery of a new gene for hypertension and a new therapeutic angle

02 - 21 - 2018

Discovery of a new gene for hypertension and a new therapeutic angle

Researchers at Inserm and Paris Descartes University discovered through genetic studies in patients and using transgenic mice...

The root cause of individual behaviour

02 - 20 - 2018

The root cause of individual behaviour

Researchers have unveiled the role of serotonin in the onset of individual behaviours by studying genetically identical ...

Restorative Cardiac Therapy: How Does the Heart Build itself?

02 - 13 - 2018

Restorative Cardiac Therapy: How Does the Heart Build itself?

The Asb2a protein, which is involved in the degradation of certain proteins, is an essential player in the development of the heart in the embryo...

Researching the biological clock to improve health

02 - 09 - 2018

Researching the biological clock to improve health

A study in baboon has shown that the variation in gene expression during the day in primates is very pronounced and ...

c-MYC, an oncogene involved in severe forms of neuroblastoma

01 - 27 - 2018

c-MYC, an oncogene involved in severe forms of neuroblastoma

A research team has shown in the patients and fish models, that the c-MYC oncogene intervenes in the onset of the severe form of...

Discovering how the complex circuits of the brain are created

01 - 24 - 2018

Discovering how the complex circuits of the brain are created

A new cell labeling technique makes it possible to study how nerve cells form circuits in the developing brain in the mouse....

Cutaneous healing: an immune response of remarkable effectiveness

01 - 23 - 2018

Cutaneous healing: an immune response of remarkable effectiveness

A particular immune reaction has just discovered on a mouse model for skin lesions. It involves the microbiota, avoids infection and accelerates...

Immunotherapy: a new fundamental discovery

01 - 17 - 2018

Immunotherapy: a new fundamental discovery

Researchers have found that the efficacy of anti-PD-L1 immunotherapy depends on the expression of the PD-L1 protein by the host's immune system...