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02.22.2022
How can the appearance of a new variant that will affect the efficacy of vaccination against Covid be prevented? New models provide a clearer understanding of this phenomenon, in order to anticipate...
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02.21.2022
A century after the first inoculation with BCG, tuberculosis continues to exert its devastating effects; the vaccine offers poor protection for adults and the bacilli are displaying increasing...
02.16.2022
What if there was order within the disorder that surrounds us? Researchers are examining phenomena across all scales in order to explain the dynamics of apparently chaotic or disordered systems, such...
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02.13.2022
In the first episode of our series on European history, we take a look at the movements advocating the abolition of the death penalty, the execution of Europe's last witch, and the struggle for...
02.08.2022
An inevitable evolution... or just a fad? The computer scientist Michel Beaudouin-Lafon provides an uncompromising analysis of the metaverse, the virtual world that some digital companies are pinning...
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01.28.2022
The Age of Enlightenment is in the spotlight at the French pavilion at Expo 2020 in Dubai. The 18th-century movement generated a surge of technical and scientific progress in Europe, but did it also...
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09.08.2021
Biological invasions are the second most common cause of species extinction on Earth, and also take a heavy toll on our health and the economy. On the occasion of the World Congress of the...
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09.02.2021
Using digital technology, a researcher has unravelled the secrets of the use of perspective by the Flemish painter Jan Van Eyck, a technique previously believed to be specific to the Italian...
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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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07.27.2021
On Thursday 8 July, France’s best-known intellectual celebrated his hundredth birthday – and eight decades of an exceptional scientific career, driven by a keen ambition to build bridges between...
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07.27.2021
A recent report, co-authored by experts on climate change (IPCC) and biodiversity loss (IPBES) shows that these two phenomena are closely related. And although some solutions put forward to tackle...
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07.27.2021
Dividing his time between France and Polynesia, the ichthyologist Éric Clua devotes his efforts to studying sharks, both to preserve their populations and to help prevent attacks on humans.