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Is Menopause a Social Construct?
Far from being a universal experience, menopause may also be a social construct which, by focusing attention on female ageing, could shed light on gender-based social relations in Western society. An...
Exercise is Good for You, it's a Fact
Depression, cancer, cardiovascular disorders, diabetes… A collective study has confirmed the preventive and curative value of physical exercise in relation to chronic diseases – provided an...
Innovations for Cosmetics
On the occasion of Cosmetic-360, an international trade fair for innovation in the cosmetics industry held in Paris every year, a quick overview of ongoing research in CNRS laboratories, which are...
Will we one day be able to alleviate the effects of ageing and offset the deterioration of our body functions? The use of stem cells has made the regeneration of human tissues and organs—which was...
Why Do we Age?
We all know that our bodies deteriorate as we get older. By trying to understand why, scientists are hoping that they may eventually be able to slow down, or even stop, this process.
How Many Sexes Are There?
The Lost City of Akhenaten
In the Days of Human Zoos
The Vel d’Hiv Roundup: Shedding new light on a French crime
The little-known powers of our gut microbiota
The mysteries of the Cosquer cave