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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.
A new book on bees has just been published by Le Cherche-Midi. It is a collective work under the direction of Martine Regert with the participation of Martin Giurfa (CRCA-CBI).
The CRCA received Jean-Claude Ameisen, renowned french researcher and who gives the radio show, "Sur les épaules de Darwin" broadcasted on France Inter.
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.
Claire Rampon has just received the 2019 Marie-Paule Burrus prize from the Fondation pour la Recherche Médicale (FRM).
"Sciences en bulles" is a book specially published for the 2019 Science Festival. Hugo Merienne, a PhD student at CRCA, participated in this adventure !
Scarlett Howard has just received the L'Oréal-Unesco Rising Talent Award for Women in Science 2019.
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.
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.
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.