Monthly Archives: May 2012

Life expectancy of sewer workers

A thesis published in 2010 shows that sewer workers are exposed to genotoxins. Another study, published by INRS in 2006, showed that sewer workers die on average 7 years earlier than other workers. Thesis by Hamzeh ALZABADI Study published by INRS Photo:

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(French) La lecture : un vrai travail d’équipe dans le cerveau

(French) Combien de neurones devons-nous solliciter pour lire une phrase ? Cette tâche, simple en apparence, mobilise de nombreux neurones dans des parties du cerveau éloignées les unes des autres. Comment alors mettre en commun l’activité de ces différents neurones pour déchiffrer les mots, leur donner un sens et comprendre une phrase ?

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Liver cancer: The first high-speed sequencing results obtained in France

Since 2009, France has been running a major pilot clinical trial into liver cancer as part of the International Cancer Genome Consortium (ICGC) project.

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19th European congress on obesity, lyon, 9 to 12 may 2012

After Istanbul last year, the 19th European Congress on Obesity (ECO2012) will be held this year in Lyon from 9 to 12 May. Sessions will be run on the following topics: Environment and Prevention Epidemiology and Intergenerational Aspects Integrated Biology Genes, Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms Clinical Practice and Multidisciplinary Management Childhood Obesity See the full […]

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(French) CK2 : un rôle important dans la progression des tumeurs mammaires

(French) Des chercheurs du CEA (1), de l’Inserm, du CNRS (2) et des universités Joseph-Fourier, d’Aix-Marseille et Claude Bernard Lyon 1, ont mis en évidence le rôle déterminant de la protéine CK2 dans la plasticité cellulaire épithéliale,

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