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09.03.2020
The economist and CNRS senior researcher Gaël Giraud offers a sobering assessment of the global trend towards privatisation and its dangers for the environment, along with a new perspective on the...
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09.01.2020
Plastics, chemicals and oil spills pollute and endanger marine ecosystems. Yet cleaning up the ocean is rarely, if ever, possible. Solutions must therefore consist in reducing waste and other...
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08.21.2020
Knowing how to look sideways can be crucial for professional football players, and goalkeepers in particular! A researcher in cognitive science recently conducted a study involving a number of them,...
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07.23.2020
The relief of patients suffering from Covid-19 requires technical gestures that can contribute to the exhaustion of healthcare staff. The ExoTurn project seeks to help them through the use of...
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07.23.2020
As a historian specialising in the environment, Fabien Locher takes a particular interest in different concepts of property and how they are related to environmental or industrial disasters.
07.22.2020
Highly flexible, environmentally friendly, with the agility of a human hand or the ability to interact in groups... Portraits of five incredibly talented robots that could soon make a debut in the...
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02.26.2020
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...
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02.25.2020
The CNRS Chairman and CEO, Antoine Petit, presented the organisation's roadmap for open science during the second annual French national open science days (JNSO) late last year. Chief Research...
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02.25.2020
The internationally renowned astrophysicist Patrick Michel has recently been appointed head of the Hera space mission, which will analyse the effects of the collision of the Double Asteroid...
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02.17.2020
For the first time since it was created in 2001, the Global Forum on TB Vaccines will be held in France, and more specifically in Toulouse, from 20 to 22 April 2021. The promoters of the French...
02.17.2020
Whether mobile or far from any electrical outlets, the wireless sensors that form the Internet of Things have specific needs. By harvesting ambient energy – thermal, mechanical or luminous – they can...
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02.07.2020
On February 10, the European spacecraft Solar Orbiter will launch and head for the Sun, with the aim of unravelling some of the mysteries surrounding the physics of our star.