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A New Diet to Slow Down Alzheimer’s Disease?
French scientists have discovered a metabolic deficit that may be central to the cognitive disorders linked to Alzheimer’s disease. In the longer term, this raises hopes of a potential therapeutic...
Decoding the Brain's Internal Language
Providing an overview of our knowledge of the brain and its illnesses, and describing some of the major challenges for neurosciences over the next twenty years, are the twin ambitions of the...
The Myth of Human Enhancement
While transhumanism seeks to transcend the biological limitations of the human body, robotics researcher Nathanaël Jarrassé advocates a realistic perception of prostheses, which do not transform...
Simulation and Modeling: Less is More
To represent reality more accurately, is it better to simplify models and simulations or make them more complex? Specialist Frédéric Alexandre explains the latest developments and limits of current...
Go's Next Move: Machine Translation?
The recent advances in the field of artificial intelligence have been impressive, as illustrated by the AlphaGo program's victory over world Go Champion Lee Se-dol. Yet there are still areas...
How Many Sexes Are There?
In the Days of Human Zoos
The Lost City of Akhenaten
The Vel d’Hiv Roundup: Shedding new light on a French crime
The little-known powers of our gut microbiota
The mysteries of the Cosquer cave