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04.18.2022
Faced with the blocking of numerous websites and control of social media orchestrated by the Kremlin, Ukrainians and Russian anti-war activists are resisting through decentralised messaging services...
02.16.2022
Computer scientist and mathematician Jean-Paul Delahaye explains why Bitcoin’s electricity consumption is a major flaw that should result in it being banned or replaced by less energy-intensive...
01.17.2022
Rapid improvements in deepfake technology, which modifies a person's appearance or voice in real time, call for an ethical review at this still early stage. Researchers in cognitive science shed...
Opinion
11.18.2021
What contains 25% of the Earth’s known biodiversity and 75% of its terrestrial biomass, provides its natural fertility, and regulates its watercourses as well as the climate? No need to look very far...
05.25.2021
What can we do when a technology created to promote commercial products is used to influence people's political opinions?
Opinion
04.25.2021
Studies in widely vaccinated populations, such as those in Israel and the UK, have confirmed in vivo the protection promised by different vaccines. The risk of vaccinated individuals transmitting the...
Opinion
04.05.2021
Demographic growth, droughts: access to drinking water is a major public health issue. New seawater desalination membranes could help reduce costs while preserving the environment, explains Mihail...
Opinion
02.19.2021
Avid watchers of television and streaming series are often portrayed as hooked to their screens and completely passive. But is that a fair assessment? According to a new study, viewers actually...
Opinion
01.11.2021
The archaeologist Stéphen Rostain gives his perspective on how 13,000 years of history have shaped how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting the Amazon.