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07.06.2022
"Be there. Will be wild!" exhorted Donald Trump on Twitter before the invasion of the Capitol on 6 January 2021, which was revisited in mid-June by an investigative committee. The former...
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07.05.2022
The French mathematician is one of four winners of the most prestigious award in his discipline, announced this morning live from the International Congress of Mathematics (ICM). He is distinguished...
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07.01.2022
Open source and covering forty-six different languages, BigScience is a new artificial intelligence heavyweight offering natural language processing. Claire Gardent, a CNRS research professor at the...
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07.01.2022
Among mammals, what are the mechanisms that govern the relations of power between males and females? A review paper by an international scientific consortium challenges a number of preconceived...
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06.24.2022
A specialist in deep-sea ecosystems, marine biologist Françoise Gaill takes action on an international scale to protect the oceans through the Ocean & Climate Platform.
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06.22.2022
The co-discoverer of Lucy, who joined the CNRS in 1956, died this month at the age of 87.
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01.28.2022
The Age of Enlightenment is in the spotlight at the French pavilion at Expo 2020 in Dubai. The 18th-century movement generated a surge of technical and scientific progress in Europe, but did it also...
01.27.2022
For a few days last year, scientists tried a self-driving car on the roads of Rambouillet (Paris region). The goal was to analyse its behaviour in relation to other road users, and to test its entry...
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01.27.2022
More than a million animal and plant species are today threatened with extinction worldwide. To make things worse, this biodiversity loss is now being irremediably accelerated by climate change. The...
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01.19.2022
The European Union aims to reduce by 3 million the number of deaths from cancer on the continent between now and 2030. As France took over the EU presidency on 1 January 2022, we review the situation...
01.13.2022
Algorithms are increasingly reliable for identifying the content of images, but so far have not been able to evaluate their aesthetic or emotional value. A new horizon that artificial intelligence is...
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01.12.2022
This is research that has not gone unnoticed: scientists have created extremely realistic artificial genomes as a result of their work on artificial neural networks. Flora Jay, who coordinated these...