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10.10.2017
On October 3, the Israeli government awarded the 2017 Samson Prize, Israel’s highest distinction for innovation, to Jean-Marie Tarascon, Professor at the Collège de France, director of the CNRS...
Article
10.14.2016
Using laboratory experiments and computer simulations, scientists are seeking to uncover the secrets of combustion. Their aim is to design engines that are less polluting and energy-hungry.
Article
08.08.2016
It seems industrial actors swear solely by concrete or the latest composite materials. Yet a billion years ago, nature invented a revolutionary material with striking properties: wood. It can not...
01.08.2016
OLED or flexible displays, rollable photovoltaic cells, smart sensors integrated into inks...Do organic electronics show promise of a technological revolution or are they just simple gadgets?
Opinion
11.16.2015
The increasing depletion of fossil fuel reserves and scarcity of fresh water sources, the exhaustion of ore deposits, and the disappearance of topsoil all raise the question of whether our planet’s...
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.