Frédéric Méry and his team (EPCC) were interviewed by a journalist of RTS for the program CQFD. The topic was memory . Experiments about memory of the choices of a group of drosophila and of social learning were described.
The DEEIT team contributed to a television report dealing with biological pest control. It will be broadcasted on Arte the 11th of october at 22h40 (rediffusion the following days on Arte +7). The film is entitled « The new warriors of the fields » by Claude-Julie Parisot. It is a documentary lasting 50 min on biological pest control: researches, applications, stakes…10 minutes are dedicated to the researches of DEEIT on Cotesia sesamiae, a little parasitoïd wasp which lays its eggs in a lepidopteran caterpillar.
This film is selected for the Parisciences festival and will be shown the 9th of october at the Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle de Paris (from 16h to 17h30, including debate). Coming is free of charge, but registrating is compulsory because the number of seats is restricted.
Nicolas Pollet (POLYGNOME) published in collaboration with colleagues an article reporting the synchrotron analysis of a mummified salamander dating from Eocene. This analysis allowed a phylogenetic analysis of the mummy: the fossil belongs to the pseudosaurian caudates.To read the article.