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06.10.2024
Solving a long-standing mystery, the sarcophagus of Ramses II has finally been identified based on a piece of granite discovered in Abydos, Egypt… in 2009. Recent analyses of the enigmatic fragment...
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06.06.2024
As the Allies commemorate the 80th anniversary of D-Day, the CNRS historian Denis Peschanski takes a look behind the scenes and celebrates the vital yet long-neglected role of women and foreigners in...
05.29.2024
The European Commission is adamant: carbon capture and storage (CCS) will play a key role in the fight against climate change. But just how does CCS work? How widespread is this technology? And what...
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04.26.2024
In March 2020, France was one of the countries that adopted the strictest lockdown measures in an attempt to curb the Covid-19 pandemic. The historian and sociologist Nicolas Mariot looks back at...
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04.18.2024
On our planet, everything is interconnected, from terrestrial and marine ecosystems and biodiversity to ice sheets, rivers and oceans. But a recent report reveals that the dynamics of these different...
04.09.2024
Could the power of the dollar be in decline? As BRICS countries openly toy with the idea of creating a common currency, is the global system ready to adopt a new international money? Physicists, who...
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11.29.2023
In an effort to gain a better understanding of the development of multiple sclerosis and diagnose it before the first symptoms appear, scientists are designing statistical and artificial intelligence...
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11.29.2023
As the development of artificial intelligence (AI) demands ever more energy, how can its impact on climate change be limited?
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11.24.2023
How can one study a criminal organisation that, as one of its most basic principles, denies its own existence? To this end, the political anthropologist Deborah Puccio-Den has developed a new...
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11.21.2023
Superconductivity is the property of certain materials that can conduct electric currents with no resistance. This quantum phenomenon is still shrouded in mystery, and until now has been limited to...
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11.20.2023
The third most common reason for consulting a doctor, vertigo and its causes are increasingly well understood. Numerous options are being explored to relieve patients.
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11.16.2023
After decades of repressive legislation, the way in which societies regulate the use of psychoactive substances is evolving but remains decidedly ambiguous.