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07.27.2021
Numerous studies are being carried out in laboratories to develop medications that can treat SARS-CoV-2. New therapeutic strategies targeting the virus or the cell proteins it hijacks to its benefit...
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07.24.2021
Since 2018, the InSight mission has been exploring the internal structure of the Red Planet. Geophysicist Philippe Lognonné tells CNRS News what they've discovered so far.
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07.09.2021
The fossiliferous site of Bolt's Farm, in South Africa, spans millions of years of history, including episodes of climate change that impacted early hominids and their environment. To study it,...
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07.09.2021
Forty years after its discovery, HIV-AIDS has become a chronic disease thanks to triple therapies. Yet there is still no known cure for it and a vaccine is nowhere in sight. Monsef Benkirane, a...
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07.03.2021
The LIGO and Virgo observatories have announced the very first sightings of the merger of a black hole and a neutron star. These discoveries should help gain a better understanding of how these...
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06.29.2021
With more than 2 000 engraved shelters, the forest of Fontainebleau is home to one of Europe’s largest rock art complexes. A research mission in the Paris region is focusing on geometric engravings,...
02.03.2021
At a recent CNRS conference organised on the theme “Artificial intelligence: the computer overcomes the language barrier”, the researcher Farah Benamara spoke about advances in automatic processing...
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01.26.2021
Understanding the oceanic carbon pump and improving existing knowledge of the chemical elements in the southwestern Indian Ocean is the very purpose of the expedition involving 48 scientists...
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01.24.2021
A French-Dutch team has reconstructed the evolution of the Central Asian steppe over the past 40 million years. This turbulent history, made up of major upheavals and mass extinctions, today serves...
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01.21.2021
As mobile operators offer the first 5G subscriptions to the general public, this new standard for telecommunications raises doubts and resistance. The CNRS senior researcher Philippe Owezarski...
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01.18.2021
Last October, as a fresh eruption broke out on Mount Etna, an unprecedented marine expedition was underway just a few kilometres from the volcano. Its goal was to gain a better understanding of the...
01.17.2021
A unique collection of sound archives of rare and endangered languages is now accessible to all on the Pangloss website. Several thousand tales and stories in more than 170 languages, collected and...