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Edgar Morin turns 100, and continues his journey
On Thursday 8 July, France’s best-known intellectual celebrated his hundredth birthday – and eight decades of an exceptional scientific career, driven by a keen ambition to build bridges between...
Has the current crisis changed our perception of science?
The sociologist Michel Dubois expresses his views on the findings of a survey conducted in late May to assess the public’s perception of scientific research.
A Sociologist in the Realm of Dreams
Social factors permeate our lives, even affecting the inner world of our dreams. Long a favoured field of examination in psychoanalysis, and more recently the neurosciences, the workings of the...
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,...
How Many Sexes Are There?
Does Big Data Cause Pollution?
Numbers that shape the world
Invasive species: an ecological and economic disaster
Understanding urban heat islands
Dissecting the “spice” of Dune