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Are women perceived as worse magicians than men?, laser beams and plasma address gap in fusion research and artificial retina promises to restore vision

For the same performance, a woman is still, sadly, considered less competent than a man, especially in stereotypically male domains. Cyril Thomas, lecturer at the University of Paris and amateur illusionist, participated in a European study that has just illustrated…
4th December 2019
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Global soil erosion already a problem 4000 years ago, traffic champion ants and strategies for placing future hydropower dams

Soil erosion reduces the productivity of ecosystems, changes nutrient cycles and thus directly impacts climate and society. An international team of researchers, including Pierre Francus at the Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS) and INRA at the Université Savoie Mont Blanc have…
1st November 2019