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07.25.2016
One of best ways for cyclists to optimize their speed is to work on their riding position. The French Cycling Federation recently teamed up with researchers to help athletes improve these cycling...
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05.23.2016
The Volcanological Observatory of Piton de la Fournaise (OVPF) on Reunion island helps researchers elucidate the mechanisms of one of the world's most active volcanoes.
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05.11.2016
Deep in the African equatorial forest, the Baka pygmies of Cameroon live in symbiosis with their environment. The anthropologist Laurent Maget joined them during mango harvest season. Depending on...
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04.21.2016
As an open-sky laboratory, the Southern Continent provides an ideal setting to monitor the various parameters of our climate: atmosphere, snow, meteorological conditions… familiar research for...
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03.10.2016
Plankton, which consists of microscopic organisms of plant or animal origin, comes in a wide variety of shapes—each more surprising than the next. Biologist John Dolan, who studies this fascinating...
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02.23.2016
We often say that eyes are mirrors of the soul... in the animal kingdom, they may only be a reflection... of the incredible diversity of our planet's environments. We highlight a few of these...