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12.21.2019
What if the secrets of the origins of humanity were hidden in the DNA of the Papuan people? The Papuan Past project combines archaeological and genomic approaches to shed light on how human...
12.20.2019

From the research lab... to the game room! A team of robotics scientists has developed powerful algorithms that secure drone flights so well that anyone can fly them without fear of crashing...

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12.17.2019
After several years of decline, malaria is seeing a resurgence. Following the Sixth Replenishment Conference of the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria which was recently held in...
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12.17.2019
Long seen as being totally isolated, the medieval societies of Sub-Saharan Africa were on the contrary highly connected to one another as well as to other parts of the world, as recently demonstrated...
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11.28.2019
The CNRS celebrated is 80th anniversary on 26 November in Paris, with an international symposium and an extraordinary ceremony for the 2019 Gold Medal—awarded to the physical chemist Thomas Ebbesen—...
11.20.2019

About 90% of the digital information that exists today was created in the past two years. Finding new materials able to capture this expanding digital world—and that are less energy-hungry—has...

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06.30.2019
From the compressed air bugle to the geophone, discover the photos from the innovation archives established by Jean Perrin, the physicist who founded the CNRS. These images and many others will be...
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06.28.2019

Discovered in the 1990s, Little Foot is the most complete skeleton of an Australopithecus ever unearthed. Research continues on this exceptional fossil as scientists reveal details about her...

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06.28.2019

There are thousands of cave art sites nested in Zimbabwe's Matobo Hills. A team of archaeologists and cave art specialists have teamed up to try to understand these mysterious paintings.