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A new app is being tested at the Science in the City festival in Toulouse which will enable cities to promote their cultural heritage in a novel and engaging way.
If you are in Toulouse this week for the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF), you might have seen them around the city's main square Place du Capitole: a curious looking group of researchers, tourists and students with blue caps and smartphones, their eyes fixed on the next cultural point of interest to be found in the city.
Lactobacillus hilgardii CNCM I-4785; Lactobacillus buchneri CNCM I-4323