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01.03.2019
The creators of the animated film "Finding Nemo" didn't tell us everything about the clownfish. From the role of its white stripes to its struggle for reproduction and hermaphroditism...
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12.28.2018
HIV, obesity or Parkinson’s disease are all conditions that could be treated using complex carbohydrates. Inspired by these sugars—present on the surface of all cells—several research teams have...
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12.21.2018
Biosphere 2, an immense scientific project born in the 1980s, is a miniature version of our planet recreated in the middle of the Arizona desert. Initially intended to prepare for stays on Mars or...
12.20.2018
Using extraordinarily detailed 3D images of the internal structure of kerogen—the organic matter in source rocks from which fossil fuels are extracted—a French-American team demonstrates that the...
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12.13.2018
Researchers have developed a computer model that can identify whether an athlete may have engaged in doping based on their performance history.
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12.13.2018
Obesity, cardiovascular diseases, demographic explosion—West Africa is currently undergoing major changes that are due, among other factors, to globalization and climate change. The objective of Agir...
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06.25.2018
The Crusader cemetery in Atlit, at the foot of Mount Carmel (Israel), offers ideal conditions for studying funeral customs practiced in the Crusader states in the 13th century. Under the direction of...
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06.20.2018
A new macroeconomic study covering the last 30 years in Europe reveals that migration flows have had a positive effect on the economy. Furthermore, the flow of asylum seekers, which has never...
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06.18.2018
An international study of a common albatross species has honed in on the chain reaction whereby ocean warming modifies the bird’s traits and demographics, ultimately leading to the decline of its...
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06.14.2018
Awareness of workplace harassment is rising around the globe. On June 5-8, researchers from a variety of disciplines gathered in Bordeaux for an international conference on this complex phenomenon,...
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06.14.2018
On Fakarava, an atoll in the Tuamotu Archipelago, hundreds of grey reef sharks gather for nocturnal feeding frenzies—which are much more organized than expected. The biologist Johann Mourier and...
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06.12.2018
Transphobia does not stop at the school gates. Indeed, it can have severely damaging effects on the psychological well-being, involvement in activities and social relations of young transgender...