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Astronomy - Sep 10
Astronomy
This year, the CNRS Gold Medal, one of France's most prestigious scientific distinctions, has been awarded to the astrophysicist Françoise Combes. As a specialist in the dynamics of galaxies, she has uncovered a wide range of phenomena that explain their formation and evolution.
Astronomy - Sep 2
Astronomy

The gravitational wave 1 detectors LIGO and Virgo have just chalked up their biggest catch yet, a black hole 142 times the mass of the Sun, resulting from the merger of two black holes of 85 and 66 solar masses.

Chemistry - Aug 27
Chemistry

The Earth is the only planet known to have liquid water on its surface, a fundamental characteristic when it comes to explaining the emergence of life.

Social Sciences - Aug 12
Social Sciences

The gender of the human remains found inside a cremation pyre pit in Beisamoun, Israel remains unknown.

Astronomy - Aug 5
Astronomy

New Juno results suggest that the violent thunderstorms taking place in Jupiter's atmosphere may form ammonia-rich hail, or 'mushballs', that play a key role in the planet's atmospheric dynamics.

Life Sciences - Jul 31
Life Sciences

Glioblastoma, the most widespread and lethal primary brain tumour in adults, is notoriously difficult to treat due to the surrounding lack of oxygen essential to the effectiveness of current treatment.

Earth Sciences - Aug 27
Earth Sciences

O n 11 November 2019 , a magnitude 5 earthquake occurred near the village of Le Teil in the Rhône River Valley in southern France producing an unexpected surface rupture with ground displacement.

Health - Aug 13
Health

Since the late 1990s, immunotherapy has been the frontline treatment against lymphomas where synthetic antibodies are used to stop the proliferation of cancerous white blood cells.

History - Aug 5
History

Stone fluted points dating back some 8,000 to 7,000 years ago, were discovered on archaeological sites in Manayzah, Yemen and Ad-Dahariz, Oman.

Life Sciences - Aug 3
Life Sciences

Researchers at the Institut Curie have recently shown that cancer cells use a membrane protein that has been known for several decades to internalise iron.

Astronomy - Jul 28
Astronomy

Thursday 30 July, the Mars 2020 mission successfully lifted off from Cape Canaveral in Florida atop an Atlas V launcher.





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