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07.21.2018
Mounting populism, Brexit, a looming trade crisis with the United States… How will the current tensions within the European Union transform its economic, social and political landscape? This was the...
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07.13.2018
Sweets, toys, products... Youth marketing is now affecting all areas of consumption. Researchers are increasingly interested in analyzing the relationships—sometimes ethically problematic—between the...
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07.12.2018
Within a few short decades, wine has established itself as a key product in the global market. During the EuroScience Open Forum (Esof), which is being held in Toulouse last July, a session organized...
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07.05.2018
Hadron therapy is especially indicated for tumors resistant to chemotherapy and radiotherapy, or inoperable due to their localization in vital organs. A new research center and treatment facility,...
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07.04.2018
The EuroScience Open Forum (Esof) is being held this year in France for the first time since it was created in 2004. Spotlight on the eighth edition of Europe’s largest interdisciplinary meeting of...
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07.02.2018
The Sun is one of the final unknown frontiers in our Solar System. This August, a probe was launched to observe this star in unprecedented detail, and closer than ever before. The objective is to...
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01.24.2018
Prior to the Angoulême International Comics Festival 2018, held at the end of January in France, we asked Cécile Sakai, director of the French Research Institute on Japan, to provide an overview from...
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01.22.2018
The Earth hasn't always been the blue, hospitable planet it is today. On at least three occasions our planet was completely covered with ice. How did the Earth get into this state and, above all...
01.18.2018
An international research team has upgraded an imaging method able to unveil, in high-resolution 3D, the structure of layers below the surface of paintings and other objects, opening up new prospects...
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01.17.2018
From Egyptian harps to Roman cornua (trumpets), from Mesopotamian songs to Greek hymns, not to mention a wealth of vases, frescoes, statues, and tablets, testifying to the importance of music in...
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01.15.2018
Robots deployed in the North Atlantic Ocean have probed the rarely observed winter growth patterns of phytoplankton and established the starting point of the bloom periods of these microalgae, vital...
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01.12.2018
With their small size of several tens of centimeters and relatively low cost, nanosatellites—known as “CubeSats”—open up new scientific vistas. PicSat, launched on January 12, will be the first such...