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02.13.2019
Demographer François Héran, holder of the Migrations and Societies Chair at the Collège de France, challenges our preconceived ideas on migration and tells CNRS News why, together with more than 800...
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01.24.2019
Whether wild or domesticated, beehives have been used by humans for thousands of years. Representations and archaeological traces since prehistory and technical treatises for historical periods have...
01.23.2019
Artificial intelligence has turned into a surprising, but effective ally in the fight against cyberbullying, a phenomenon that primarily involves teenagers.
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01.22.2019
ERCcOMICS, a European communications project initiated to promote science to the general public, was featured at the 46th Angoulême International Comics Festival. Many comics were printed for the...
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01.17.2019
Social factors permeate our lives, even affecting the inner world of our dreams. Long a favoured field of examination in psychoanalysis, and more recently the neurosciences, the workings of the...
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01.14.2019
The recent discovery of Neanderthal paintings raises questions about the emergence of the status of artist in the history of humanity.
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07.31.2018
France took its place at the renowned plenary lectures of the International Congress of Mathematicians held in August in Brazil, during which the Fields Medal winners were announced.
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07.30.2018
The initial data gathered by the instrument GRAVITY, for a star near the giant black hole located at the center of our galaxy, confirms the predictions of general relativity in the most extreme...
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07.21.2018
Mounting populism, Brexit, a looming trade crisis with the United States… How will the current tensions within the European Union transform its economic, social and political landscape? This was the...
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07.13.2018
Sweets, toys, products... Youth marketing is now affecting all areas of consumption. Researchers are increasingly interested in analyzing the relationships—sometimes ethically problematic—between the...
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07.12.2018
Within a few short decades, wine has established itself as a key product in the global market. During the EuroScience Open Forum (Esof), which is being held in Toulouse last July, a session organized...
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07.05.2018
Hadron therapy is especially indicated for tumors resistant to chemotherapy and radiotherapy, or inoperable due to their localization in vital organs. A new research center and treatment facility,...