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09.27.2022

How did Australopitecus, Homo habilis and our other ancestors or "cousins" walk? To find out, the biomechanists and computer scientists from the HoBis project are modelling the movements of humans...

05.23.2022

"Imagine stepping into a virtual world, walking through an orchard. You want to pick an apple, and when you grab it, you can feel it in your hand, as if it were real. Transforming the world...

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03.21.2022

In order to sculpt their materials on the nanometric scale, when each speck of dust or infinitesimal vibration can compromise their work, physicists need cleanrooms that are insulated from all...

03.16.2022

Notre-Dame Cathedral is the setting for a large-scale scientific study aimed at penetrating the building’s secrets and helping with its restoration. This film shows how researchers extract...

02.17.2022

Because of its geographical location, pristine expanses and animal populations, the Antarctic has been a prized location for scientific research over the past few decades. Severely impacted by...

01.11.2022

From the Neolithic period to modern times, from cattle plague to SARS-CoV-2, the emergence of new infectious diseases has often been the result of changes that mankind has inflicted on the...

12.15.2021

Birds are an increasingly rare sight in our cities. In this report, researchers from the Centre for Biological Studies of Chizé (CEBC) investigate the problems – noise, light, lack of food – that...

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03.25.2021

Eleven churches carved from a rock, centuries of history and a mystery that remains. An ambitious research programme tries to unveil the complex past of Lalibela, the largest christian site in...