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Saving Afghanistan's Incredible Heritage
For nearly a century, the French Archaeological Delegation in Afghanistan (DAFA) has been drawing up an inventory of the archaeological heritage of one of the world’s most unstable countries. Some...
Science and Peace
While science has historically been associated with war, scientists have long advocated for peace. Thus in July 1957 the first “Conference on Science and World Affairs” brought together a number of...
The Legacy of World War I
The war left Europe devastated and bankrupt. It radically changed the world, giving rise to a new economic, political, and cultural order.
Laboratories at War
From wide usage of machine guns to poison gas attacks, World War I was the first conflict that showed the importance of scientific leadership, for the best and for the worst.
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights Turns 70
Who Built the Eiffel Tower?
Testing the Limits of Human Obedience
Seabirds Starve while Fisheries Fill Up
From Phantom Limb to Bionic Arm
Are Bees Also Victims of their Intelligence?