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The end of the death penalty marked a sharp turn in French history
It was nearly 40 years ago: in October 1981, a few months after the election of François Mitterrand as President of the Republic, capital punishment was abolished in France. CNRS News looks back at a...
European Legislation for Whistleblowers at Last
In April 2019, the European Parliament passed new legislation providing greater protection for whistleblowers. What will be the concrete effects of this law called for by the UN and European civil...
Do Animals Work?
Do guide dogs, sheep dogs and circus animals actually work? They do, say the researchers of the COW project, for these animals use their intelligence and sensitivity to perform tasks that require...
How Many Sexes Are There?
Jean Dalibard receives the CNRS 2021 Gold Medal
Debunking the Tragedy of the Commons
The poles at the centre of the world stage
Why the “Gulf Stream” is a misnomer
Forthcoming revolution will unveil the secrets of matter