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12.08.2020
Can capitalism be virtuous? Fairer and greener? What if innovation, made compatible with a system of social protection, were the only way out of the current crisis? This is the idea put forth by...
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06.25.2020
Sophie Brouard, Daniel Hissel, Arnaud Landragin and Franck Molina are the CNRS 2020 Innovation Medallists. Since 2011, the CNRS Innovation Medal rewards figures whose exceptional research work has...
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03.19.2020
​Interview with Josselin Thuilliez, a health economist, on coronavirus. This CNRS scientist works on epidemics and their impact on individual behaviours, healthcare systems and control policies. He...
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01.26.2020
Our conception of innovation has changed radically in recent decades, with an approach based on human well-being replacing the technocentric ideology of the 1990s, believes the economist Sébastien...
12.20.2019

From the research lab... to the game room! A team of robotics scientists has developed powerful algorithms that secure drone flights so well that anyone can fly them without fear of crashing...

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10.02.2019
From industrial adhesives inspired by gecko feet to traditional dances imitating the movements of animals, humans have drawn an infinite number of ideas from nature. This biomimicry often reveals...