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05.20.2021
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...
Article
03.28.2021
Heretic and a slave to desire or radical ascetic and paragon of virtue: who was the real Epicurus? Retracing the history of representations of Epicureanism, the CNRS philosopher Aurélien Robert shows...
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01.27.2020

A team of historians and archaeologists has finally found written sources that will help them write a forgotten period of Ethiopia's history. The only problem is that these islamic tombstones are...

Article
12.17.2019
Long seen as being totally isolated, the medieval societies of Sub-Saharan Africa were on the contrary highly connected to one another as well as to other parts of the world, as recently demonstrated...
12.03.2019
The great organ, which was partially spared by the fire, is not the only thing that resounds within Notre-Dame. CNRS researchers are trying to reconstruct the cathedral's sound environment...
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10.17.2019
Every single piece of debris from the Notre-Dame blaze is being collected by scientists. Working in coordination with rope access technicians and mini-excavators, a team of researchers are hard at...