After having succeeded in cleaning up soils thanks to plants that hyper-accumulate heavy metals, Claude Grison and his colleagues from the ChimEco laboratory and the start-up BioInspir are now tackling water pollution.
It is on the French islands of the Indian Ocean that Jérôme Bourjea, a researcher at Ifremer, has been unraveling the workings of marine turtles for over 15 years. Adult migrations, juvenile coastal regimes, impacts on their health, biologging pierces the shell of these mysterious animals.
On October 3, 2022, Brazilian beef, chicken and pork producer JBS announced the closure of its U.S. subsidiary dedicated to meat alternatives, two years after the launch of its first substitutes. The Brazilian firm said it would focus on the Brazilian and European markets, which seem more receptive to meat alternatives.
This week in A l'UM la science, Aurélien Besnard, a researcher at the CEFE, tells us about the strategy adopted by a toad, the yellow-bellied toad, to cope with the deterioration of its habitat by human activities. In the second part of the program, we offer you a visit of the Pro 3D platform of the Montpellier laboratory of mechanics and civil engineering. Finally we will find Amrin's chronicle who will talk to us about La Télescope.
How about an outdoor classroom? In the aftermath of the first lockdown, as part of the fight against the Covid-19 epidemic, this proposal was followed by many teachers. Researchers and education personnel took turns in the media to emphasize the benefits of this teaching method, both in terms of health and for the health of children who are often too sedentary. The previous Minister of Education had also recognized "the pedagogical virtue" of this method.
In recent months, the soaring price of electricity has legitimately provoked strong reactions from the population and businesses that are seeing their energy bills explode.