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01:30 EST 18th November 2017 | BioPortfolio

OverviewThe Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (National Center for Scientific Research) is a government-funded research organization, under the administrative authority of France's Ministry of Research.


Founded in 1939 by governmental decree, CNRS has the following missions:

Evaluating and carrying out all research capable of advancing knowledge as well as that having social, cultural, and economic benefits for society
Contributing to the application and promotion of research results
Developing scientific information, and promoting the use of the French language
Supporting training for and through research
Participating in the analysis of the national and international scientific climate and its potential for evolution in order to develop a national policy.

Location

3, rue Michel-Ange
Paris cedex 16
75794
France

Contact

Phone: 33 1 44 96 40 00
Fax: 33 1 44 96 53 90
Email: webcnrs@cnrs-dir.fr


News Articles [25 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Synaptic receptor mobility: Discovery of a new mechanism for controlling memory

(CNRS) Researchers in Bordeaux recently discovered a new mechanism for storing information in synapses and a means of controlling the storage process. The breakthrough moves science closer to unveilin...

Testicular macrophages are guardians of fertility

The origin, development, and characteristics of two types of testicular macrophage have been described by a CNRS team at the Centre d'Immunologie de Marseille-Luminy (CNRS / INSERM / Aix-Marseille Uni...

Discovery of a potential therapeutic target to combat trypanosomes

(CNRS) Using cryo-electron microscopy, French researchers at the Institut de Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire (CNRS/Université de Strasbourg) have analyzed the structure of trypanosomes parasites ...

Ensuring the survival of elephants in Laos: A matter of economics

(CNRS) Asian elephant populations in Laos, which are under a process of commodification, have dropped by half in the last 30 years. According to researchers from CNRS and Beauval Nature, the dynamics ...

Animal welfare: Potential new indicator of chronic stress in horses

(CNRS) Cortisol is generally considered to be a stress hormone because its levels rise during episodes of acute stress. Yet its relationship to chronic stress is less clear. Researchers from the CNRS,...

Are learning and unlearning bedfellows?

(CNRS) We know that sleep helps us integrate knowledge acquired during the day. But can we learn new things while sleeping? By exposing subjects to repeated auditory stimuli, a team of researchers has...

Electricity production: When enzymes rival platinum

(CNRS) Making a biocell that is as effective as a platinum fuel cell: that's the feat that researchers in the Laboratoire de Bioénergétique et Ingénierie des Protéines have achieved, in collaborat...

Scientists Develop Tomatoes with Enhanced Antioxidant Properties through Genetic Engineering

Researchers from the University of Hong Kong (HKU), together with the Institut de Biologie Moléculaire des Plantes (CNRS, Strasbourg, France), have identified a new strategy to simultaneously enhance...

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PubMed Articles [5 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Japan Prize/Special Award in Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan/CNRS Medals.

Contrast enhancement of spectral domain optical coherence tomography using spectrum correction.

We report a spectrum correction method to enhance the image contrast of spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT). Our method treats SD-OCT signals as the product of harmonic signals backs...

A Manganese-based Alternative to Gadolinium: Contrast-enhanced MR Angiography, Excretion, Pharmacokinetics, and Metabolism.

Purpose To compare intravascular contrast enhancement produced by the manganese-based magnetic resonance (MR) imaging contrast agent manganese-N-picolyl-N,N',N'-trans-1,2-cyclohexenediaminetriacetate ...

Using Microbubble as Contrast Agent for High-energy X-ray In-line Phase Contrast Imaging: Demonstration and Comparison Study.

The ability of microbubbles to benefit the imaging quality of high-energy in-line phase contrast as compared with conventional low-energy contact mode radiography was investigated. The study was condu...

A Systematic Investigation of Lateral Estimation Using Various Interpolation Approaches in Conventional Ultrasound Imaging.

Accurate lateral displacement and strain estimat- ion is critical for some applications of elasticity imaging. Typically, motion estimation in the lateral direction is challenging because of low sampl...

Clinical Trials [6 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Biomechanical and Ultrasonic Assessment of the Achilles Tendon in Vivo (MEDUSAA)

Among Musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) the rupture of the Achilles tendon is the most common. Up today, the mechanical and elastic properties of the Achilles tendon are still unknown, and t...

Study of Effects of Light on the Vigilance and Cognitive Performance Following a Night Without Sleep

Sleep disorders are a major public health issue, affecting 1 in 6 French. The medical impact at the individual level but also social and economic level (loss of productivity, morbidity, mo...

GALIG Gene Expression in Parkinson's Disease

Parkinson's disease (PD) is the most frequent neurodegenerative disorder after Alzheimer's disease. It is characterized by motor symptoms (rigidity, tremor, slowness of movements), and non...

Medical Spastic Patient Machine Interface MSPMI : Biomechanical and Electrophysiological Assessment of the Triceps Surae Spasticity

Spasticity is a disorder of the muscular tonus that occurs in disease including the upper motor neuron (strokes, spinal cord injuries, multiple sclerosis, traumatic brain injuries or cereb...

Study of the Role of Soluble Forms of RAGE (sRAGE/esRAGE) as Diagnostic and Prognostic Biomarkers of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) is the most common systemic autoimmune disease (Tsokos, 2011). The clinical manifestations are severe and affect multiple target organs such as the kidne...

Companies [10 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

ANGANY Genetics

ANGANY Genetics is a biotechnology company specialising in the development and production of high quality recombinant allergens for the diagnosis and treatment of allergies. This ...

CNRS

OverviewThe Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (National Center for Scientific Research) is a government-funded research organization, under the administrative authority of France's Ministry...

Arterial Remodeling Technologies (“ART”)

Arterial Remodeling Technologies (“ART”) is developing bioresorbable coronary polymer stents that promote the natural remodeling of an injured artery after angioplasty. ...

BIOINDUSTRIES

Creation of a European Research and Training Centre with the Universities of Bordeaux 1 and Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, INSERM and CNRS, the European Institute of Chemistry and Biology (IECB) bringing ...

University Louis Pasteur

ULP, with over 18.000 students, is distinctive for its scientific contributions which place it among the top-ranking French and European universities. This unique feature is reinforced by a strong and...

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