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04.23.2017
Algorithms are increasingly present in our daily lives and decision-making processes. Yet in the era of big data and artificial intelligence, the lack of transparency of some automated data...
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12.07.2016
To represent reality more accurately, is it better to simplify models and simulations or make them more complex? Specialist Frédéric Alexandre explains the latest developments and limits of current...
Article
09.12.2016
As the massive amounts of data produced by research continue to increase exponentially, the issue of data storage has become crucial, both for preserving our scientific heritage and to enable their...
Article
01.19.2016
Revealed by metagenomics, previously unknown biodiversity brings our biological understanding into question. “Biological dark matter” may provide clues to a fourth domain of life.
Opinion
10.26.2015
Energy-hungry information technology has an environmental cost that is by no means virtual. The computer science specialists Jean-Marc Pierson and Laurent Lefèvre explain the nature of this pollution.
07.01.2015

For the first time ever, researchers were able to calculate how matter evolved throughout the entire observable Universe, from the Big Bang to today. For such large calculations, they have used...

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