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01.04.2019
Nearly a thousand ornamented steles dot the Mongolian steppes. These “deer stones” were erected between 1200 and 800 BC, and are part of large funerary complexes built by nomads from the Karasuk...
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09.18.2018
From South America to Asia, from Akhenaten to Marcel Proust, here is an overview of the different research for conserving, protecting, and reconstructing our shared heritage.
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06.29.2018
On June 8th, the Brazilian Center for Physics Research in Rio de Janeiro inaugurated a mural that covers the entire surface of one of the institution's walls. It is entirely dedicated to science...
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04.26.2018
The archeological site of Sedeinga, in northern Sudan, provides unprecedented evidence of the funeral rites of the kingdoms of Napata and Meroe that ruled this region from the seventh to fourth...
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02.15.2018
Microalgae could become an alternative to oil, a source of edible protein, while also recycling carbon dioxide. They could provide a sustainable and environmentally-friendly solution to our...
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11.06.2017
The Coriolis rotating platform is the world’s only research structure of its kind devoted to fluid mechanics. First set up in the 1960s at the Laboratoire des écoulements géophysiques et industriels...
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08.14.2017
Like all members of the dolphin family, pilot whales have a highly developed acoustic sense. But what of their sense of taste and smell? Can they perceive odors and flavors? What organs are involved...
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07.27.2017
Flipper, a shellfish-capturing robot and the latest brainchild of the Laboratoire d’Informatique, de Robotique et de Microélectronique de Montpellier (LIRMM), has just been tested in the waters off...