Book Lab

Traveling into the heart of cells, discovering a laboratory or following a guide to improve your health on a daily basis…Welcome to the Fondation Ipsen’s BookLab!

Our publications focus on collaborations between scientists, artists and publishers and are an invitation to discover science for all.

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Sexual harassment of women. Climate, culture, and consequences in academic Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

By National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

This book, distributed by Fondation Ipsen to universities, is a translation of the NAS report on sexual harassment of women in academic fields.

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Leave a trace, a collective book

By People

"Leave a trace" presents a collection of artworks made by individuals during the first lockdown. This book is free of charge and will be distributed in schools and librairies.

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7 Questions: Explaining Coronavirus to Children

By Yannick Tanguy

This new issue aims to explain, in a simple way, the Coronavirus to children.

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By Twané

Kravin is a test subject for a new technology that implants a chip in the brain to broadcast advertisements during sleep. He soon gets caught up in a frantic race for loyalty points. Spending more to earn more, and owning more and more, always brand new things… But even before it gets old, the new becomes obsolete, and the pleasure doesn’t last.

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By DarkHoni

In a world connected 24 hours a day, a teacher, admired by his students, gives life lessons via social networks. But when things get out of hand and Paul becomes the target of insults from his classmates, rumors spread and amplify at the speed of a simple click on “Post-me”...

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By Kara7

“Synapse” is a new generation game console, specialized in virtual reality. In order to escape the social pressure surrounding him, Reik finds refuge in his favorite Battle Royale. But a computer bug turns the refuge into a trap... Will Reik be able to return to the path of reality or will his quest for victory lead him to his doom?

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Little Issue View all

Little Issue #2

By The Big Issue South Africa

The Little Issue is an initiative launched by The Big Issue South Africa to improve literacy and scientific knowledge to 6-9 years old and provide educational material for free.

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Little Issue

By The Big Issue South Africa

Improve literacy and scientific knowledge to 6-9 years old and provide educational material for free.

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Life Manuals View all

Healthy sleep guide


This guide provides high level medical research allowing people to learn more about sleep and the various disorders affecting sleep.

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Life with Alzheimer’s Disease – Caregiver guide


Sometimes, taking care of the person with AD makes you feel good because you are providing love and comfort. Other times, it can be overwhelming. This books is adapted from Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease from the National Institute on Aging at NIH. It will help you cope with and learn about Alzheimer’s Disease and you will find suggestions for taking care of yourself, which help you to be a good caregiver.

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Exercise and Physical Activity: Your daily guide


This guide written in collaboration with the US National Institute of Ageing provides tips and exercises to help you stay healthy regardless of your budget and your age.

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Curious minds View all

Coronavirus loses the battle

By Olga Markova

Coronavirus wants to conquer the world. Fortunately, Phagocyte and Lymphocyte are there to defend the body.

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DNA prefers shade


Scarlett and her little brother Joann are enjoying a sunny day at the beach. Joann, very focused on creating his sandcastle, forgets that the sun can be dangerous. Fortunately, Scarlett is there to explain the damaging effects of the sun on DNA.

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Genie has an idea

By Elina ZUEVA

The Genome Kingdom consists of a single street, DNA Street. The Gene family lives there peacefully when one day, a bad Transposon wants to settle there. To make room for himself, he wants to destroy homes. Fortunately, Genie has an idea.

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