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Gender power relations in mammals are less rigid than thought
Among mammals, what are the mechanisms that govern the relations of power between males and females? A review paper by an international scientific consortium challenges a number of preconceived...
Health and Gender are Inseparable
Why does a disease affect one gender more than the other? Why is autism misdiagnosed in women? Sociologist Mathieu Arbogast, project manager at the CNRS's Mission for Women's Integration,...
Everything You always Wanted to Know about Sex
Why don’t humans copulate in public? Why have they had to organize their sexuality according to strict rules? And how did pleasure of the flesh become a sin?
How Many Sexes Are There?
The issue of gender verification is not new to competitive sports. Yet how can we define biological sex? And how many sexes are there? As the 2016 Rio Olympic Games get underway, CNRS News explores...
The Legacy of World War I
WWI: Origins of a Conflict
Women’s Day: the True Story of March 8th
Presenting the world's oldest architectural plans
Reconciling people and wildlife in the Okavango
The truth behind the placebo effect