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02.23.2021
With an algorithm capable, in only a few seconds, to solve a problem that would take a supercomputer billions of years to work out, a team of scientists including members of the CNRS has reached...
02.22.2021
Surprising collective behaviour can be observed within human groups. A research team in southwestern France has focused on segregation, and on the information necessary to trigger it. This study...
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02.17.2021
The new Quantum Plan announced by President Emmanuel Macron on 21 January 2021 will provide a framework for France's industrial and research forces to make the country a key player in quantum...
02.03.2021
At a recent CNRS conference organised on the theme “Artificial intelligence: the computer overcomes the language barrier”, the researcher Farah Benamara spoke about advances in automatic processing...
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01.21.2021
As mobile operators offer the first 5G subscriptions to the general public, this new standard for telecommunications raises doubts and resistance. The CNRS senior researcher Philippe Owezarski...
01.17.2021
A unique collection of sound archives of rare and endangered languages is now accessible to all on the Pangloss website. Several thousand tales and stories in more than 170 languages, collected and...
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08.21.2020
Knowing how to look sideways can be crucial for professional football players, and goalkeepers in particular! A researcher in cognitive science recently conducted a study involving a number of them,...
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07.23.2020
As a historian specialising in the environment, Fabien Locher takes a particular interest in different concepts of property and how they are related to environmental or industrial disasters.
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07.23.2020
The relief of patients suffering from Covid-19 requires technical gestures that can contribute to the exhaustion of healthcare staff. The ExoTurn project seeks to help them through the use of...
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07.22.2020
A new method, as quick and simple as a breathalyser, was recently tested to detect Covid-19 via the molecules present in exhaled air. Beyond the current pandemic, this could open new avenues for the...
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07.22.2020
Can specially trained dogs be used for coronavirus screening? A research team in northeastern France is investigating the premise that the canine sense of smell can help prevent the emergence of new...
07.22.2020
Highly flexible, environmentally friendly, with the agility of a human hand or the ability to interact in groups... Portraits of five incredibly talented robots that could soon make a debut in the...