Epigenetics, a trip to Mars, and the 4th episode of Knock Knock Doc

[March 25-29, 2013] The editors’ note about your science week.

Check out this week’s MyScienceWork multidisciplinary news, from epigenetics to physics to astronomy.

Check out this week’s MyScienceWork multidisciplinary news, from epigenetics to physics to astronomy.

At MyScienceWork, one of our creeds is multidisciplinarity. On the network, we’ve got over 31 disciplines. MyScienceNews also aims at providing you each week with scientific news from many various fields.

Epigenetics, physics and astronomy came to the fore this week.

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A few days ago, we followed a major event in the field of epigenetics. The 9th epigenetics course took place at the Curie Institute in the very heart of Paris. It gathered many students around the theme of epigenetics. For 15 years, this discipline has revolutionized the world of biology and the understanding of its mechanisms. Epigenetics, a field in exponential evolution How today's young researchers will keep epigenetics moving forward

Many opportunities were created in order to encourage the interdisciplinary studies between these young biologists, as well as some mathematicians and physicians.

Speaking of young researchers, do you know Knock Knock Doc? In this web documentary series produced by MyScienceWork, one PhD candidate per episode takes the floor during an interview performed by Arthur, a young journalist intern and – well, quite frankly− a bit of a nutter. Check out episode 4, issued this week with English subtitles, featuring Mathieu Génois, a PhD candidate in theoretical physics. Knock Knock Doc - Episode 04 # Saison 1 Barchan Dune Fields

To conclude, we would like to invite you on a trip to Mars with our article Mars Unveiled by Curiosity First results from the planet Mars and upcoming explorations.

The rover Curiosity first set foot on Mars last August 6th. Last summer, we discovered the first photographs taken of the Martian soil. Its first secrets are now unveiled to us. Next Tuesday, at the “Space Tuesdays” session organized by the CNES, two specialists will be presenting their latest findings, which we will live-tweet via the hastag #CNESTweetup. In order to whet your appetite, we asked these two experts a few questions. You’ll find their answer in our article.

We hope to see you on April 2nd to follow our livetweet, and wish you a very good weekend!


The MyScienceWork Team