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10.24.2022
The combination of all the options offered by a software program can reach mind-boggling numbers, with several thousand digits. Research has developed tools to manage this variability as best as...
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10.20.2022
Less known than cryptography, steganography is another means of secretly sending a message by hiding it within other content. CNRS News investigates.
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10.20.2022
Robots measuring a few dozen micrometres are now capable of grasping, pushing, and even “feeling” cells! These astounding micromachines, designed at the French Institute for Intelligent Systems and...
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09.26.2022
It is an event that has shaken up the small world of robotics: a nanorobot named MiGriBot (Miniaturized Gripper Robot) just broke the world speed record for object manipulation. Behind this...
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09.13.2022
It is a genuine environmental problem: mobile applications seem to consume ever more energy. In Lille (northern France), the software science researcher Romain Rouvoy and his team are working to make...
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08.18.2022
Researchers have trained an artificial intelligence (AI) system to assess the visual appeal of 2,400 species of coral reef fish and rockfish. The results show that the fish that we find “less...
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05.20.2022
Restoring our oceans, seas, and coastal and inland waters by 2030 is the goal of the Horizon Europe programme's Mission Starfish 2030. Agathe Euzen, deputy scientific director of the CNRS...
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05.20.2022
What impact do the IPCC reports have? Do society, the media and politicians take enough notice of them? Do climate sceptics still have significant influence? CNRS News talked to Valérie Masson-...
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05.20.2022
One of the five main objectives of the EU’s Horizon Europe research programme is to see 100 cities attain carbon neutrality by 2030. Christophe Ménézo, a specialist in photovoltaic solar energy,...
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05.12.2022
Scientists were aware there was a huge object hidden at the centre of the Milky Way, and they also knew it had no hair. The EHT collaboration has now obtained the very first image of Sagittarius A*,...
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05.10.2022
Between the 7th and 16th centuries, anonymous pilgrims and other travellers left behind traces of their presence throughout the eastern Mediterranean region, where the walls of sacred sites are...
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05.09.2022
Based on observations by the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope, a team of astronomers has discovered a new type of stellar explosion. A million times less powerful than novae...