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Solutions for Cleaner Water
Innovative techniques for decontaminating water herald the water treatment plants of the future. Here are a few of the processes that were presented this past July at the Engineering Goes Green...
Are Bees Also Victims of their Intelligence?
Bees exhibit striking cognitive capacities in order to collect floral resources. However, pesticides, heavy metals, and other environmental stressors impair communication between neurons, thereby...
Where Have all the Farmland Birds Gone?
The song of skylarks, linnets and meadow pipits traditionally resonate across French farmlands. But for how much longer? Studies from long-term observatories paint an alarming picture: the...
When Productivism is Bad for Agriculture
Vincent Bretagnolle is studying alternatives to intensive agriculture over an area of 450 square kilometers of farmland south of Niort, in western France. He told CNRS News how reduced reliance on...
How Many Sexes Are There?
Probing the hidden side of thunderstorms
The Lost City of Akhenaten
Black holes of the third kind
The astrophysicist Françoise Combes receives the CNRS 2020 Gold Medal
New tools to help “predict” forest fires