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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
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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06.14.2018
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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06.12.2018
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...
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01.11.2018
By targeting cancer cells with a laser, photodynamic therapy—which is used in both dermatology and oncology—can provide new opportunities to treat certain tumors such as those that affect the...
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01.08.2018
Among the thousands of exhibitors at the Consumer Electronics Show 2018, the world's largest consumer tech trade show, we put the spotlight on four young French start-ups that have come to...
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01.04.2018
China’s “One Belt One Road” initiative aims to connect the country with the Middle East, Africa and Europe, by land and sea, through a network of new “silk roads.” Economist Jean-François Huchet...
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12.20.2017
Three hundred years after tsar Peter the Great’s journey throughout Europe, we look back at the time he spent in France in 1717, which although not a diplomatic success, was filled with scientific...
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12.18.2017
Videos are now broadcast in very high definition, on devices ranging from large TV screens to smartphones. To keep up the pace, scientists are developing ultra-sophisticated image compression tools—...
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12.14.2017
On December 14, 2017, Alain Brillet and Thibault Damour received the CNRS Gold Medal, France's highest scientific distinction, during a ceremony at the Collège de France in Paris. Together, the...