Making sense of science
Dyslexia, autism, rare diseases… What factors are responsible for the neurodevelopmental disorders that affect an increasing number of children? This report, published in collaboration with LeMonde.fr, features physicians and scientists who study the...
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01.25.2023
As we now know that diseases originate from a combination of genetics and the environment, research on the exposome aims to characterise all the environmental determinants of health.
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01.23.2023
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01.26.2023
A CNRS research team is developing a computer program to calculate the risk of collision between a satellite and orbiting debris in real time.
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01.24.2023
The Hunga Tonga submarine volcano, whose eruption in January 2022 was the most powerful the world has seen in the last thirty years, released massive amounts of water vapour and aerosols into the...
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01.23.2023
Tested this year in Venice, the Maelstrom project's seabed cleaning platform uses a robot to recover marine litter. The robot is controlled by a system of cables and can operate down to a...
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01.17.2023
Whatever the time of year, our planet is increasingly impacted by extreme weather events, such as devastating floods and storms, heat waves, and cold spells. But how can we be sure that climate...
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01.12.2023
The sociologist Sophie Dubuisson-Quellier, a member of France’s HCC high council for the climate, talks to CNRS News about the concept of energy sobriety, its goals and the obstacles it faces.
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01.12.2023
Once rare in the French countryside, the wild boar is now considered a nuisance to be actively hunted. The ecologist Raphaël Mathevet explains how wild boar populations have been growing since the...
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12.28.2022
The CNRS research professor Michel Thiebaut de Schotten, who specialises in neuropsychology and neuroimaging, proposes a new model of the brain that enables a clearer understanding of its functioning...
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12.28.2022
With the recent release of the sequel to James Cameron’s blockbuster, we asked the anthropologist Perig Pitrou for his analysis of the first instalment. Beyond nature and culture, what...
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12.26.2022
For the bicentennial of the birth of Louis Pasteur (1822-1895), the biologist Michel Morange, author of a recent biography of the famous scientist, talks about his life, work and legend.
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12.16.2022
Throughout history, on every continent, women have been killed because they were women. In order to study the particular nature of this type of violence and analyse its causes, researchers insist...
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12.15.2022
Scientific concepts of the utmost importance, ranging from climate models to the water cycle, lack data about the height, velocity and flow rate of surface water. The joint French-US mission SWOT...
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12.07.2022
Philippe Grandcolas, deputy scientific director at the CNRS Institute of Ecology and Environment, reviews the major issues at stake at the COP15 conference that was held in Montreal, Canada, from 7...