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Sea monsters at the time of the dinosaurs
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...
Investigating one of the cradles of humankind
The fossiliferous site of Bolt's Farm, in South Africa, spans millions of years of history, including episodes of climate change that impacted early hominids and their environment. To study it,...
Life Was Already Moving 2.1 Billion Years Ago
The appearance of mobility in multicellular beings could be much older than we thought. This at least, is what the small fossilised tunnels found in 2.1 billion-year-old rocks in Gabon suggest.
How Many Sexes Are There?
The Legacy of World War I
The Machine that Selected the Citizens of Athens
Determining the role of climate change in extreme weather events
The exposome, exposure of a lifetime
An underwater robot to clean up coastal areas