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From Egg-Snatchers to Egg-Hatchers
French and Chinese scientists have hatched an innovative geochemical method that can be used on fossilized eggs to determine the incubation strategies of extinct species like the oviraptosaur—no...
A Bite into the Past of Extinct Marine Reptiles
Geochemists and paleontologists have cracked the secrets sealed in the calcium isotopes of fossil teeth to reveal why many large marine reptiles vanished from the Earth’s oceans during the mass...
Claude Lorius, a Life on the Ice
He is the man who discovered that the record of Earth's past climate is locked up in the ice of Antarctica and who highlighted the role of greenhouse gases in global warming. CNRS News looks...
Astatine, an Ally against Cancer
Astatine is one of the rarest chemical elements on Earth, and one of the most unstable. Nevertheless, it is of considerable interest to medical research as it could help destroy cancerous tumors that...
Ancient Naples: the Writing on the Wall
Whether it be temples, statues or artifacts, archaeological remains are irreplaceable testimonies of the past. Yet to those who know how to listen, other, rather unexpected witnesses such as......
The Legacy of World War I
Turning Natural Poisons into Drugs
WWI: Origins of a Conflict
Scientists Issue a Warning to Humanity
A Mysterious Volcanic Eruption in the Middle Ages
Pizza: Globalization for Dinner?