ENS Lyon, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon


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Location: Lyon - Rhône-Alpes
15 parvis René Descartes, 69342 Lyon

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Axons follow a signposted path to reach their muscular target

Life Sciences - Apr 18

Publication of the IGFL in the journal PNAS on March 19, 2024. News by CNRS Biology on April 12, 2024. During embryonic development, motor neurons, located in the spinal cord, emit extensions - the axons - which must find their way to their targets - the muscle cells. These motoneurons, last link between electrical and mechanical signals in the locomotor system, trigger movement via their axons.

Life Sciences - Apr 10

Under the watchful eye of scientists, viruses become the muses of therapeutic innovation.

Life Sciences

Work by a consortium of scientists, including a team from the Centre International de Recherche en Infectiologie (CIRI, CNRS/Inserm/ENS de Lyon/Univer

How can a baby learn two languages at the same time?

Article dated March 19, 2024, published in The Conversation online media, as part of the partnership with ENS de Lyon. By Cameron Morin, ATER at ENS de Lyon, affiliated to ICAR Laboratory, Syntax, Meaning and Textuality team.

Environment - Feb 28

Birds, collateral victims of agricultural intensification in Europe

Environment

The scientific community has been sounding the alarm over the effects of pesticide use on human health and the disappearance of numerous species in agricultural environments for half a century.

Oscillating particles in the sky

Publication of the Physics Laboratory in the journal Physical Review Letters on January 19, 2024. News by CNRS Physics on January 23, 2024. Tiny particles such as ice crystals or ashes tend to oscillate when deposited in the atmosphere.

Chemistry - Dec 20, 2023

How is an ionic liquid structured when it comes into contact with a wall?

Publication of the Physics Laboratory and Chemistry Laboratory in the journal Langmuir on November 16, 2023. News by CNRS Chemistry on December 19, 2023.

Life Sciences - Nov 21, 2023

Specific DNA organization in sperm cells preserves the integrity of paternal chromosomes in the egg

Publication of the LBMC in the journal Science on November 9, 2023. Communication of CNRS Biology on November 10, 2023.

Environment - Apr 10

A rich 125,000-year-old coastal ecosystem discovered under Ariane 6 in French Guiana

Environment

An international consortium of paleontologists, geologists and biologists describes the discovery of fossil assemblages spanning the last 130,000 year

Innovation - Mar 27

Alice & Bob with ENS de Lyon and Mines Paris - PSL granted ¤16.5 million in bpifrance public funding

Alice & Bob with ENS de Lyon and Mines Paris - PSL granted ¤16.5 million in bpifrance public funding Alice & Bob with ENS de Lyon and Mines Paris - PSL granted ¤16.5 million in bpifrance public funding Alice &

Paleontology - Feb 9

An exceptionally well-preserved fossil deposit discovered in southern France

Paleontology

A new fossil deposit has been unearthed in the Hérault region thanks to the long-term work of a couple of amateur paleontology enthusiasts, whose disc

History & Archeology - Dec 22, 2023

The ancient port of Lechaion has been active since the Late Bronze Age

Publication involving a former ENS de Lyon PhD candidate and the EVS laboratory, in the journal Marine Geology .

Chemistry - Nov 28, 2023

A new, more abundant catalyst to generate dihydrogen from water

Publication of the Chemistry Laboratory in the journal ACS Catalysis on November 9, 2023. Communication of CNRS Chemistry on November 27, 2023. Producing dihydrogen by electrolysis of water requires rare and therefore expensive catalysts.



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