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Has the mental health of young people really deteriorated?

Guillaume Bronsard, Child and adolescent psychiatrist at Université de Bretagne Occidentale

On April 16th, 2024
4 min reading time

The idea of a general deterioration in young people's mental health actually reflects a better understanding of these disorders.

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Organ-on-chip: a mini biotechnology with big ambitions

Cédric Bouzigue, Lecturer in Biology at École Polytechnique (IP Paris)

On April 9th, 2024
4 min reading time

Organs-on-a-chip are microscopic reproductions of human organs that mimic their function.

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What is a near-death experience?

Charlotte Martial, Researcher at Université de Liège

On April 3rd, 2024
3 min reading time

Near-death experiences are altered states of consciousness that can affect anyone, and which science is trying to explain.

Douglas Powell
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4 technologies to enhance sporting performance

Douglas Powell, Director of the Breast Biomechanics Research Center (BBRC) in the College of Health Sciences at the University of Memphis, Donghee Son, Professor in the School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at Sungkyunkwan University (South Korea), Mikyung Shin, Associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Sungkyunkwan University (South Korea), Hailey Fong, Researcher at Breast Biomechanics Research Center de l'Université de Memphis (États-Unis), Jean-Christophe Géminard, CNRS research director at the Physics Laboratory (ENS Lyon)

On April 3rd, 2024
5 min reading time
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Why are sportswomen excluded from scientific studies?

Juliana Antero, Epidemiological researcher at the Institut national du sport de l'expertise et de la performance

On March 12th, 2024
3 min reading time

Women are under-represented and overlooked in sport research, making up just 35% of participants in sports science studies.

Etienne Minvielle
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Algorithms, a major tool in the quest for “ageing well”

Etienne Minvielle, CNRS Research Director and Professor of Health Management at Ecole Polytechnique (IP Paris) , Yves Rolland, Professor of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at the Gerontopôle of Toulouse, Olivier Guerin, Professor at the Université Côte d'Azur and member of the President of the Republic's scientific council

On March 6th, 2024
4 min reading time