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01.24.2023
The Hunga Tonga submarine volcano, whose eruption in January 2022 was the most powerful the world has seen in the last thirty years, released massive amounts of water vapour and aerosols into the...
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01.17.2023
Whatever the time of year, our planet is increasingly impacted by extreme weather events, such as devastating floods and storms, heat waves, and cold spells. But how can we be sure that climate...
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12.15.2022
Scientific concepts of the utmost importance, ranging from climate models to the water cycle, lack data about the height, velocity and flow rate of surface water. The joint French-US mission SWOT...
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10.25.2022
When adapting the IPCC's method for estimating global warming to the situation in France, scientists have found that the temperatures that can be expected in the country by the end of the...
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06.24.2022
A specialist in deep-sea ecosystems, marine biologist Françoise Gaill takes action on an international scale to protect the oceans through the Ocean & Climate Platform.
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06.22.2022
The co-discoverer of Lucy, who joined the CNRS in 1956, died this month at the age of 87.
06.21.2022
How can a building's structure be optimised in order to adhere to exacting security standards, all while reducing its environmental impact? This is the challenge faced by scientists in the...
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06.20.2022
Whether between paving stones, on the edges of pavements, or along walls, wild plants are surreptitiously settling in cities. They can even adapt to the urban environment through genetic evolution,...
06.14.2022
Jacques Marteau, Pierre Nassoy, Denis Spitzer, and Céline Vallot are the four laureates of the CNRS 2022 Innovation Medal. This distinction honours personalities whose exceptional research work has...
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06.12.2022
Artificial intelligence may enable earlier diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis, an incurable disease that attacks the central nervous system. This could improve the efficacy of treatments designed to...