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09.12.2022
A philosopher of art and language, Jean-Marie Schaeffer depicts the relationship between the arts and the different ages of life. Examining how the phases of human existence are represented in...
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07.22.2022
As the replica of the Cosquer cave opens its doors to the public in Marseille (southeastern France), Cyril Montoya, the cave's scientific director, tells us about this marvel of prehistory,...
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07.18.2022
Previously unexamined sources and archives have shed new light on what exactly happened in the streets of Paris 80 years ago during the Vel d’Hiv Roundup of 16-17 July, 1942. An analysis with...
07.06.2022
"Be there. Will be wild!" exhorted Donald Trump on Twitter before the invasion of the Capitol on 6 January 2021, which was revisited in mid-June by an investigative committee. The former...
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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.
06.14.2022
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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03.31.2022
In this third episode in our series, made up of excerpts from the book “Chroniques de l'Europe” published by CNRS Éditions, we retrace the long journey of European women to the ballot box,...
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03.24.2022
From election campaigns to the war in Ukraine, social networks are now used on a massive scale to influence public opinion. David Chavalarias, director of the Politoscope project and author of a...
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03.23.2022
Even though the Russian president appears to be increasingly isolated, it would be impossible for him to run the country alone, as Françoise Daucé, a specialist on governmental-societal relations in...
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03.16.2022
With so many species endangered or already extinct, scientists are pointing to the importance of keeping their memory alive in the collective consciousness. According to the ecologist Franck...
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03.07.2022
The world’s smallest car race will return to Toulouse (southwestern France) on 24-25 March. Eight international teams will be at the starting line for the competition. Christian Joachim, a CNRS...
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03.06.2022
In this second episode in our series, we meet the first women admitted to university, hark back to the plague and the cordon sanitaire, and set sail for the poles, where science was taking its first...