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Congratulations to Aurore Avarguès-Weber !

Aurore Avarguès-Weber has received the Bronze Medal from the CNRS 2019. Each year, the CNRS celebrates researchers, engineers and technicians who make an exceptional contribution to the institution's dynamism and reputation.

Visit of Jean-Claude Ameisen

The CRCA received Jean-Claude Ameisen, renowned french researcher and who gives the radio show, "Sur les épaules de Darwin" broadcasted on France Inter.

Ants, champions of traffic without traffic jams

Laure-Anne Poissonnier and Audrey Dussutour, researchers at CRCA, and their colleagues at the University of Arizona, have demonstrated that ants societies are protected from traffic jams problems.

The comics "Sciences en bulle"

"Sciences en bulles" is a book specially published for the 2019 Science Festival. Hugo Merienne, a PhD student at CRCA, participated in this adventure !

4th CRCA PhD Students Symposium

This year again, the PhD students and postdocs from the CRCA are organizing a 1-day symposium in which they will present their research work.

Social intolerance is a consequence, not a cause, of dispersal in spiders

Spiders start out social but later turn aggressive after dispersing and becoming solitary, according to a study publishing July 2 in the open-access journal PLOS Biology by Raphael Jeanson (CRCA-CBI Toulouse) of the National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) in France, and colleagues.

Bees and absolute numbers

Honeybees are well-known for their remarkable cognitive abilities. They rely on their learning capacities to better identify the most profitable flowers. Beyond classical associative learning faculties, the bees were shown to possess an unexpected sense for number. As an example, they can sort numbers in a linear scale including a concept of zero as the lowest quantity.
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