An old drug, amphotericin B, used for decades against fungal infections, could also be useful for treating cystic fibrosis.
Discovering the composition of the indecipherable areas of the brain could soon be possible, thanks to diattenuation imaging.
Recent studies published in the scientific journal Nature have confirmed that narcolepsy has an autoimmune origin.
The antibiotics of tomorrow may also come from an unexpected source: insects or, to be more precise, from the bacteria that infect insects, or that live in symbiosis with them.
Recently a growing number of studies has shown that the portion of DNA that appears to have no precise functions, can also perform very important tasks.
How can you explain the lifecycle of flowers to a three-year old girl and make her understand that the cycle is continuous and never-ending?
How many different types of cells are there in the brain? An interesting response was given to this difficult question in the long-term work conducted over 15 years by the Allen Institute for [...]
Bad news for our planet: only 23% of the earth’s surface (excluding Antarctica) can still be considered wild and unspoilt.
Nature's my muse and it's been my passion. As a photographer for National Geographic, I've portrayed it for many. But five years ago, I went on a personal journey. I wanted to visualize the story [...]
A study set up from the collaboration between the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne and the University of California, Los Angeles campus, has led to a result that could represent a [...]