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03.10.2020
Some key issues remain unresolved over time, eluding even the greatest minds. In honour of France’s Year of Mathematics, CNRS News looks at a few of history’s most famous mathematical conjectures,...
02.17.2020
Whether mobile or far from any electrical outlets, the wireless sensors that form the Internet of Things have specific needs. By harvesting ambient energy – thermal, mechanical or luminous – they can...
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01.16.2020
The treatment of certain cancers using dynamic phototherapy has revealed an unexpected side effect: patients can see better at night. Using molecular simulation, scientists have now succeeded in...
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01.06.2020
A number of start-ups linked to labs at the CNRS attended the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2020 earlier this month, the famous international trade fair for new technologies.
12.21.2019
Wood, stone, iron and lead: what do we know about the materials used to build Notre-Dame and the construction techniques employed at the time? Should they be replicated? And which tests that were...
12.03.2019
The great organ, which was partially spared by the fire, is not the only thing that resounds within Notre-Dame. CNRS researchers are trying to reconstruct the cathedral's sound environment...
09.23.2019
In Paris, traffic problems are nothing new, as people were already trying to find solutions to help ease the flow during the 1920s. Evidence of this can be found in images from a project for a moving...
09.23.2019
Three years before Blade Runner, Ridley Scott had already cast an android that could pass as human in Alien. Will we be conversing with such capable machines by 2093, the year in which the film...
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09.23.2019
Spotlight on the Make Our Planet Great Again programme, launched in June 2017 by French President Emmanuel Macron. Its first conference will be held on 1st October in Paris.
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09.19.2019
In the lead-up to the 2020 Olympics, a French-Japanese team offers sportspersons—as well as performers from other fields—a precious boost by identifying the brain region linked with performance...
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09.16.2019
Of the ten most influential personalities in 2018, according to a ranking by the scientific journal Nature, only one is French: Valérie Masson-Delmotte. CNRS News looks back at the brilliant career...
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09.12.2019
Ane Aanesland, Livio de Luca, Vance Bergeron, and Orphée Cugat are the 2019 CNRS Innovation Medallists. Since 2011, this CNRS prize has rewarded researchers for their work in the technological,...