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04.14.2020

How can Notre-Dame's stone, woodworks and stained glass be restored in the best possible manner? A large scientific collaboration bringing together more than 50 research teams has begun to...

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03.10.2020
Some key issues remain unresolved over time, eluding even the greatest minds. In honour of France’s Year of Mathematics, CNRS News looks at a few of history’s most famous mathematical conjectures,...
02.24.2020

The LSST, or Large Synoptic Survey Telescope is about to conduct a 10-year survey of the sky. It will deliver a 500 petabyte set of images and data products that will address some of the most...

02.17.2020
Whether mobile or far from any electrical outlets, the wireless sensors that form the Internet of Things have specific needs. By harvesting ambient energy – thermal, mechanical or luminous – they can...
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01.16.2020
The treatment of certain cancers using dynamic phototherapy has revealed an unexpected side effect: patients can see better at night. Using molecular simulation, scientists have now succeeded in...
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01.06.2020
A number of start-ups linked to labs at the CNRS attended the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2020 earlier this month, the famous international trade fair for new technologies.
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11.18.2019
What forces move the tectonic plates of the Earth's surface? A team of geophysicists drawn primarily from two CNRS laboratories used a 3D simulation of our planet to answer this 50-year-old...
11.13.2019
Creating a Google Earth of sorts for the cathedral of Paris, that is the ambitious project of a team of researchers. Their objective is clear: to gather all past and future knowledge about the...
11.12.2019
Alexa and Google Home Assistant are just a first step. Since voice is not enough on its own, scientists are working to create virtual beings that can communicate through gestures and facial...