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11.18.2019
In the year 79 CE, the eruption of Vesuvius froze the life of Pompeii in one brief instant. Nearly two thousand years later, archaeologists are trying to reconstruct the city’s history and activity....
08.05.2019

Is art truly eternal? Paintings by History's greatest masters are affected by the passage of time. But scientists and curators have joined forces to figure out exactly what is causing the ageing...

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05.16.2019
The CNRS was, for the first time, at VivaTech from May 16-18 in Paris. Its researchers, startups, and technologies were present at this yearly European tech fair. With nearly 100 startups created...
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06.01.2018
For nearly a century, the French Archaeological Delegation in Afghanistan (DAFA) has been drawing up an inventory of the archaeological heritage of one of the world’s most unstable countries. Some...
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05.18.2018
To open up the region of Al-Ula to international tourism and showcase the magnificent ruins of the city of Hegra, Saudi Arabia has called upon French expertise. CNRS News takes a look at this jewel...
03.26.2018
Severely damaged by fire during the Second World War, the Chartres manuscripts, one of Europe's most important medieval collections, are now undergoing a vast restoration and digitization...