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04:56 EDT 24th June 2018 | 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 [44 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

ERC advanced grants: CNRS in the lead among European institutions

(CNRS) The European Research Council (ERC) has announced the recipients of its 2017 Advanced Grants, awarded to experienced male and female researchers well known in their fields. In total, across all...

Fish in schools can take it easy

(CNRS) Using a new computer model, researchers at the Ecole Centrale de Marseille and CNRS have shown that a fish expends less energy when it swims in a school, because neighbouring fish produce a 'su...

Imperial College London and CNRS create joint laboratory in mathematics

(CNRS) Imperial College London and the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) are creating a joint laboratory to bring together some of the world's best mathematicians. The pioneering v...

Bees and the thought of naught

(CNRS) Honeybees can conceive and interpret zero. This has just been demonstrated by a scientist from the Research Centre on Animal Cognition (CNRS / Université Toulouse III--Paul Sabatier) and her A...

The dinosaur menu, as revealed by calcium

(CNRS) By studying calcium in fossil remains in deposits in Morocco and Niger, researchers have been able to reconstruct the food chains of the past, thus explaining how so many predators could coexis...

Why plants are so sensitive to gravity: The lowdown

(CNRS) Plants can detect the slightest angle of inclination. Yet the mechanism by which they sense gravity relies on microscopic grains. In theory, such a system should hardly allow for precise detect...

Cheaper, less toxic and recyclable light absorbers for hydrogen production

(CNRS) Achieving artificial photosynthesis in solution remains limited by the use of costly and toxic metal-based compounds to harvest light. Researchers at CNRS, CEA and the Université Grenoble Alpe...

BIABooster: A more sensitive device for characterizing DNA in blood circulation

(CNRS) Developed and patented in 2012 and 2014 in the Laboratoire d'Analyse et d'Architecture des Systèmes (LAAS-CNRS) and implemented industrially by Picometrics-Technologies, BIABooster technology ...

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PubMed Articles [5 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

CNRS Silver and Bronze Medals 2018.

Comparing dual energy CT and subtraction CT on a phantom: which one provides the best contrast in iodine maps for sub-centimetre details?

To compare contrast-to-noise ratios (CNRs) and iodine discrimination thresholds on iodine maps derived from dual energy CT (DECT) and subtraction CT (SCT).

Emerging fields in chaperone proteins: a French workshop.

The "Bioénergétique et Ingénierie des Protéines (BIP)" laboratory, CNRS (France), organized its first French workshop on molecular chaperone proteins and protein folding in November 2017. The goal...

ANISEED 2017: extending the integrated ascidian database to the exploration and evolutionary comparison of genome-scale datasets.

ANISEED (www.aniseed.cnrs.fr) is the main model organism database for tunicates, the sister-group of vertebrates. This release gives access to annotated genomes, gene expression patterns, and anatomic...

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 ...

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 [11 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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