Scientific newssheets presents each month the latest results of research of the IRD. They reflect the current event of the institute's researchers and make comprehensible the actual challenges of the research for the development of southern countries.
Intended for the general public, for the media and for the partners of the IRD, they pass on a clear, synthetic and understandable scientific information. Translated into English and Spanish, they are distributed by the representations of the IRD worldwide and downloadable on internet.
The latest scientific news sheets available in english language version
443 - Amazon forest: the first large-scale inventory has revealed the hyper-dominance of 227 tree species
442 - Climate change: a promising future for cotton in Cameroon?
441 - Access to running water: a luxury not guaranteed in Ouagadougou
440 - Ocean and climate: the new theory
439 - Dengue fever, chikungunya: a potential vector discovered in Mayotte
Ten years ago, at the IRD
The origin of HIV-1 New clarification from an epidemiological study in central Africa
The question of the origin of HIV-1, the virus responsible for the worldwide Aids epidemic, has been stirring the scientific community for several years.