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03.22.2021
Based on the testimonies of orphans who escaped the genocide of the Tutsis in Rwanda in 1994, the historian Hélène Dumas offers a unique perspective on this key event of the 20th century.
Article
12.09.2020
The artificial neuron she created caused a stir. Now she is set to develop processors inspired by the functioning of the brain. A portrait of spintronics specialist Julie Grollier.
Article
11.16.2020
Since the attacks of November 2015, the “13 November” research programme has endeavoured to understand how the individual and collective memory of such an event is formed. Five years after the...
Article
03.23.2020
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...
Opinion
08.06.2019
The new Jean-Zay supercomputer at the CNRS Institute for Development and Resources in Intensive Scientific Computing (IDRIS) is one of the instruments financed for the benefit of French researchers....
Article
06.27.2019
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...