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Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 10.09.2020

Earth Sciences - 27.08.2020
The Le Teil earthquake provides new insights on seismic risk in France and Western Europe
The Le Teil earthquake provides new insights on seismic risk in France and Western Europe
O n 11 November 2019 , a magnitude 5 earthquake occurred near the village of Le Teil in the Rhône River Valley in southern France producing an unexpected surface rupture with ground displacement.

Astronomy / Space Science - Event - 18.08.2020

Social Sciences - 12.08.2020
Cremation in the Middle-East dates as far back as 7,000 B.C
Cremation in the Middle-East dates as far back as 7,000 B.C
The gender of the human remains found inside a cremation pyre pit in Beisamoun, Israel remains unknown.

History / Archeology - 05.08.2020
Native American stone tool technology found in Arabia
Native American stone tool technology found in Arabia
Stone fluted points dating back some 8,000 to 7,000 years ago, were discovered on archaeological sites in Manayzah, Yemen and Ad-Dahariz, Oman.

Life Sciences - 31.07.2020
Nanocrystals to deliver oxygen to brain tumours
Nanocrystals to deliver oxygen to brain tumours
Glioblastoma, the most widespread and lethal primary brain tumour in adults, is notoriously difficult to treat due to the surrounding lack of oxygen essential to the effectiveness of current treatment.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 28.07.2020
Mars 2020 mission launch - Perseverance rover and its SuperCam instrument safely on their way to Mars
Mars 2020 mission launch - Perseverance rover and its SuperCam instrument safely on their way to Mars
Thursday 30 July, the Mars 2020 mission successfully lifted off from Cape Canaveral in Florida atop an Atlas V launcher.

Astronomy / Space Science - 20.07.2020
Could mini-Neptunes be irradiated ocean planets?
Many exoplanets known today are 'super-Earths', with a radius 1.3 times that of Earth, and 'mini-Neptunes', with 2.4 Earth radii.

Astronomy / Space Science - 16.07.2020

Physics - 06.07.2020
Probing permanent dipoles in CdSe nanoplatelets with transient electric birefringence
Probing permanent dipoles in CdSe nanoplatelets with transient electric birefringence
Zinc-blende CdSe semiconducting nanoplatelets (NPL) show outstanding quantum confinement properties thanks to their small, atomically-controlled, thickness.

Life Sciences - 06.07.2020

Environment - Earth Sciences - 30.06.2020
Mayotte: launch of a global study on this fragile and unique ecosystem
Mayotte: launch of a global study on this fragile and unique ecosystem
The CNRS and Mayotte's Centre Universitaire de Formation et de Recherche (CUFR) have just approved the creation of a global ecology study site on the Mahoran archipelago.

Innovation - Health - 25.06.2020
The CNRS 2020 Innovation Medal goes to Sophie Brouard, Daniel Hissel, Arnaud Landragin, and Franck Molina
The CNRS 2020 Innovation Medal goes to Sophie Brouard, Daniel Hissel, Arnaud Landragin, and Franck Molina
Sophie Brouard, Daniel Hissel, Arnaud Landragin and Franck Molina are the CNRS 2020 Innovation Medallists.

Environment - Physics - 22.06.2020

Earth Sciences - 19.06.2020
The Kerguelen oceanic plateau sheds light on the formation of continents
The Kerguelen oceanic plateau sheds light on the formation of continents
How did the continents form? Although to a certain extent this remains an open question, the oceanic plateau of the Kerguelen Islands may well provide part of the answer, according to a French-Austra

Social Sciences - 11.06.2020

Life Sciences - 10.06.2020
Discovery of the oldest Chinese work of art
Discovery of the oldest Chinese work of art
Carved from burnt bone, this miniature bird statuette is the oldest known Chinese work of art, according to an international team involving the CNRS, the universities of Bordeaux (France), Shandong (China), Bergen (Norway), and the Weizmann Institute of Science (Israel).

Life Sciences - 10.06.2020
A Robot to Track and Film Flying Insects
A Robot to Track and Film Flying Insects
Flying insects have developed effective strategies for navigating in natural environments.

Astronomy / Space Science - 27.05.2020
The asteroids Ryugu and Bennu were formed by the destruction of a large asteroid
The asteroids Ryugu and Bennu were formed by the destruction of a large asteroid
What is the origin of the asteroids Bennu and Ryugu, and of their spinning-top shape? An international research team led by Patrick Michel, a CNRS researcher at the Laboratoire Lagrange (CNRS/Observa

Physics - Innovation - 26.05.2020
Alice&Bob raises ¤3M and enters the race to produce the world's first fault-tolerant quantum computer
Alice&Bob raises ¤3M and enters the race to produce the world’s first fault-tolerant quantum computer
Alice&Bob's ambition is to become the leading provider of quantum computing power using a universal fault-tolerant quantum computer.

Environment - Life Sciences - 25.05.2020
Marine species are outpacing terrestrial species in the race against global warming
Marine species are outpacing terrestrial species in the race against global warming
Global warming is causing species to search for more temperate environments in which to migrate to, but it is marine species - according to the latest results of a Franco-American study mainly involv

Mathematics - 25.05.2020

History / Archeology - 19.05.2020
How the mouse conquered the house
How the mouse conquered the house
Like humans, the house mouse, or Mus musculus sp ., is widespread throughout the world, making it the most invasive rodent species.

Life Sciences - 14.05.2020
Neonatal sepsis: antibiotic resistance causing worldwide spread
Publication by CIRI in the journal Nature microbiology on April 27, 2020. A pathogen belonging to the species Staphylococcus capitis has recently been identified as being responsible for nosocomial diseases in premature babies.

Linguistics / Literature - 13.05.2020

Life Sciences - 12.05.2020
Cuticular reticulation replicates the pattern of epidermal cells in lowermost Cambrian scalidophoran worms
Publication by LGL-TPE in Proceedings of the Royal Society B on May 6, 2020. The cuticle of ecdysozoans (Panarthropoda, Scalidophora, Nematoida) is secreted by underlying epidermal cells and renewed via ecdysis.

Environment - 24.04.2020
Underprotected marine protected areas in a global biodiversity hotspot
Underprotected marine protected areas in a global biodiversity hotspot
Through the assessment of the 1062 marine protected areas (MPAs) in the Mediterranean Sea, covering 6% of the Mediterranean Basin, a research team led by the CNRS has shown that 95% of the total protected are lacks regulations to reduce human impacts on biodiversity 1 .

Life Sciences - 24.04.2020

Computer Science - 22.04.2020

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