Congratulations to the winners of the Academy of Sciences

2023-12-06 23:53:43 Mergier-Bourdeix Grand Prize of the Academy of Sciences Emmanuel DormyCNRS research director and professor in the mathematics and applications department of ENS-PSL« Research is not a solo job. She thrives on exchanges with others. » Emmanuel Dormy What is your background ? Why did you choose to pursue research, more specifically mathematics? I … Read more

“Why fund science if artificial intelligences trained on past scientific efforts work so well? »

2023-12-06 07:00:04 En 1768, the Italian astronomer Giuseppe Toaldo (1719-1797) asked himself a simple question: what are meteorological observations for? What should we do with the records piling up at the Padua observatory – four decades of regular temperature measurements, three times a day, which had yielded no tangible results? Toaldo wanted to do useful … Read more

Strange bird footprints, 60 million years before they appeared

2023-12-05 14:25:04 In southern Africa, unknown animals left bird-like tracks long before the oldest known representatives of this genus. At first glance, these little prints look a lot like those of birds. Birds, like we come across almost every day on all continents. Except that these prints are almost 200 million years old, a time … Read more

Strengthening Quadriceps Muscles to Prevent Knee Surgery: New Research Findings

2023-12-05 12:00:06 Doing squats works the quadriceps muscles in particular. EUGENIO MARONGIU/CULTURA/PHOTONONSTOP Ten thousand steps and more. Strengthening thigh muscles can delay knee surgery, shows work presented at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting which was held at the end of November. Dr. Upadhyay Bharadwaj of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) … Read more

The Key to Longevity: How a Balanced Diet Can Add Years to Your Life

2023-12-04 10:36:18 By Anne Prigent Published yesterday at 4:39 p.m., Updated 2 hours ago The diet associated with the lowest mortality contains whole grains, vegetables, fruits, nuts, legumes, fish, milk or dairy products, and meat, according to a study published in the journal Nature Food. white. BERNARD BODO – Balanced meals bring a real … Read more

Medicines agency sounds alarm over allergic reactions associated with antiseptic

2023-11-30 16:02:31 The National Agency for the Safety of Medicines and Health Products (ANSM) observed a “steady increase in the number of reports of serious allergic reactions associated with chlorhexidine”a bactericidal antiseptic, and encouraged Thursday, November 30 not to use it as the first disinfectant at home. “Many people in France are exposed to it, … Read more