Biosciences and Biotechnology Institute of Aix-Marseille
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The trajectory and swimming speed of the magnetotactic bacterium Magnetococcus marinus, known to move rapidly, was determined. The actual speed is 400-500 µm/s for a 1 µm bacterium, making it a swimming champion.
CEA researchers and their partners have synthesized and characterized tungsten particles similar to those to be produced by the Iter fusion reactor and have identified their cyto-genotoxic properties in lung models.
Researchers from the CEA, CNRS and University of Aix-Marseille1, in collaboration with KAERI from South Korea, have highlighted, through a large-scale meta-analysis, a wide variety of repair, protection and regulation tools that allow a family of bacteria to resist radiation.
A French team has discovered an enzyme which allows microalgae to convert certain of their constituent fatty acids into hydrocarbons using light energy.
CEA is a French government-funded technological research organisation in four main areas: low-carbon energies, defense and security, information technologies and health technologies. A prominent player in the European Research Area, it is involved in setting up collaborative projects with many partners around the world.