The key to eternal youth could be cutting calories, scientists from the Institute of Healthy Ageing at University College London (UCL) have found, after experiments blocking the production of a certain protein suggested aging can be treated.
A new AIDS vaccine tested on volunteers in Thailand protected a significant proportion of volunteers against infection, US and Thai researchers revealed Thursday in the first case of any vaccine even partly succeeding against the deadly disease.
On top of main scientific stakes, embryonic stem cells research has also great economical outlets. But how French laboratories can compete with counterparts subjected to a legislation less restrictive ?
Ifremer, the French institute of sea exploitation research, turns 25 this year. To celebrate, a succession of 15 short programmes will be broadcast on FRANCE 24 to raise awareness about the organisation's work.