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05.31.2016
Seventy-one years after he disappeared in Budapest, the Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, who saved tens of thousands of Jews from deportation by giving them Swedish papers, has been officially...
Article
03.07.2016
The New York protest march supposed to be behind International Women’s Day... never actually took place! A look back at this myth, debunked by the historian Françoise Picq.
Video
02.17.2016

Looking back at the Battle of Verdun, during which 300,000 French and German soldiers were killed. Over the past century, the legacy of this battle, a symbol of the horror and absurdity of war,...

Article
01.05.2016
What if we could improve diagnosis and treatment of a disease by revisiting how our understanding of it—or lack of—evolved over time? This strategy is at the heart of the SILICOSIS project, which by...
Article
11.11.2015
The war left Europe devastated and bankrupt. It radically changed the world, giving rise to a new economic, political, and cultural order.
Opinion
11.11.2015
From wide usage of machine guns to poison gas attacks, World War I was the first conflict that showed the importance of scientific leadership, for the best and for the worst.