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06.09.2022
BMX racing, which has been an Olympic sport since 2008, is the cycling event that requires to apply the greatest force to pedals. Researchers at the Pprime Institute were approached to help...
05.23.2022

"Imagine stepping into a virtual world, walking through an orchard. You want to pick an apple, and when you grab it, you can feel it in your hand, as if it were real. Transforming the world...

Opinion
04.26.2022
As we await the release of the prequel “House of the Dragon”, scheduled for this coming autumn, here are the answers to three questions that you might not have thought to ask about the cult...
Video
04.19.2022

How much longer will marine life be able to withstand rising temperatures? Find out more about how scientists are trying to determine the impact of global warming on the physiology and...

Article
04.10.2022
Two years to the day after the start of the pandemic, and after the successive appearances of different variants, what is the situation regarding the evolution of the SARS-CoV-2 virus? An update by...
Article
03.16.2022
With so many species endangered or already extinct, scientists are pointing to the importance of keeping their memory alive in the collective consciousness. According to the ecologist Franck...
Article
12.17.2021
Over 60 million years ago, superpredators such as ichthyosaurs, plesiosaurs and mosasaurs roamed the seas. But what exactly were these reptiles, which are often incorrectly referred to as “marine...
12.15.2021

Birds are an increasingly rare sight in our cities. In this report, researchers from the Centre for Biological Studies of Chizé (CEBC) investigate the problems – noise, light, lack of food – that...

Article
12.15.2021
Two seminal revolutionary declarations, now stored and encapsulated in DNA, are joining the French national archives (Archives nationales). Behind this project is the DNA Drive technology developed...