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08.26.2022
It's off to the Moon. 29 August was to mark the beginning of the Artemis space programme. These lunar exploration missions should lead to the return of a human crew to the Moon by 2027. The goal...
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08.18.2022
Researchers have trained an artificial intelligence (AI) system to assess the visual appeal of 2,400 species of coral reef fish and rockfish. The results show that the fish that we find “less...
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08.11.2022
The French RoboBreizh team won the main event at RoboCup 2022, the world's most prestigious robotics tournament. It was in the "@Home" category, which focuses on home help, that the...
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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
With its 100,000 billion bacteria, viruses and other microorganisms, our intestinal microbiota is not just essential to our digestion. Research is now revealing its increasing influence on the immune...
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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...
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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
“Nucleic corrosive” for “nucleic acid”. “Counterfeit conscience” in place of “artificial intelligence”. These are some of the “tortured” phrases that the CNRS researcher Guillaume Cabanac tracks in...