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Unlocking the Secrets of Four-Strand DNA
DNA G-quadruplexes, recently demonstrated in human cells, are of great interest to biologists, chemists and physicians alike. But what exactly are they and why are researchers so keen to unravel...
Go's Next Move: Machine Translation?
The recent advances in the field of artificial intelligence have been impressive, as illustrated by the AlphaGo program's victory over world Go Champion Lee Se-dol. Yet there are still areas...
Linguistic Diversity: Food for Thought?
Is it possible—or even desirable—to impose a single language for the human sciences, just as English has become the international language of the hard sciences? According to the Dictionary of...
A Sedentary Lifestyle is the Sworn Enemy of our Health
How Many Sexes Are There?
Being gay or lesbian under Nazi rule
CNRS 2020 Innovation Medallists
“We need to rethink the balance between humans and non-humans”
Has confinement turned us into hikikomori?