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A RATHER ODD COUPLE
Unique fossils discovery in South Africa!

A fossilized burrow of 250 millions years old, scanned at the synchrotron of Grenoble, France, revealed a surprising ...
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ANTINOE'S MUMMIES - LE LOUVRE
The Louvre of Paris has launched a few months ago, the study of a collection of copt mummies of Antinoe. A team of scientists leads by Le Louvre, has studied 38 copt mumm...
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CROCODILE AND SCIENCE
The crocodile farm, known for its lush and exotic locales and his crocodile ever more numerous and larger, contains a lesser-known facet. This is his involvement in scien...
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REBIRTH OF THE COLLECTIONS
The Natural History Museum of Paris has just acquired a brand new high-performance scanner. A CT scan spacious which there are only a few copies in the world and can rece...
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PORTRAIT DE CHIKUNGUNYA
PLEASE, DRAW ME A VIRUS ...
Much more than a menu cell, a little more than a bacterium, virus confined to the infinitely small. Its size is generally less than 250 n...
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FOSSILS
A collection of fossils from the collection of Eric Deprez and André Nel of the MNHN.
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LEAVES AND BUDS SPRING
Spring is coming. The sap rumbling at the heart of the trunks and branches. This deafening silence is perceived by our senses in turmoil. The sun against the light satura...
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THE THREAT OF THE ASIATIC HORNET
On the trail of a honeybees serial killer...
After Gaucho insecticide, the Varroa mite, the collapse disorder bee colonies (or CCD), the suspected toxicity of GMOs, ...
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COLLECTION OF INSECTS
The insect collection reminds us of our childhood. Holidays, the summer heat, the chirping of crickets and grasshoppers, the butterflies hunting in the meadows, a song of...
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GIANT DINOSAURES
One of the huge and richest European digging site found in France

Jean-Pierre Paillot, excavator driver, cannot beleive his eyes. He just dig out the bigges...
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MICROALGAE, A NEW GREEN GOLD
Micro-algae ... This name, far from reducing, is hopeful for environmental and industrial sectors. These microscopic unicellular plants are like the elementary building ...
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AMAZING ORCHIDS
The orchids have always fascinated man. Their strange beauty seems to belong as much to the animal kingdom as the vegetal one. Colors, textures, smells sensual, they dist...
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LADYBIRD THE BODYGUARD, THE SUICIDAL CRICK AND THE CRAZY SHRIMP
It sounds like a fable by de La Fontaine. The storyteller, Frédéric Thomas, is a researcher at CNRS and works on parasitism. But very special parasites. Those ones which ...
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OPAQUE AMBER
The amber, fossilized resin known for its ability to trap small animals and plant fragments, is not always clear. It can even be completely opaque, making it impossible t...
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FOSSILS HUNTER
Story of a passion... When we met Eric Depre, his passion appears immediatly. This ”young” self-educated collector of 44 year’s old had accumulate an incredible fossils ...
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PREHISTORIC MOULDINGS
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REPTILES
Graphic and colorful, those new pets are more and more sophisticated for the delight of collectors.
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WALK ON THE ISLAND OF MADEIRA
Less known than Canary Islands, Madeira archipelago will ravish nature and plants lovers. Its abrupts coasts offers an “origin of the world” spectacle. High sombers cliff...
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LASCAUX, A MAP OF THE PREHISTORIC SKY
The marvellous cave of Lascaux which is 17000 years old and possesses a wealth of dozens of horses, bisons and bulls painted on its dark walls was not just a sacred temp...
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