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Nicolas Gauvrit
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HPI, gifted, zebra: what's the scientific reality behind these French terms?

Nicolas Gauvrit, Lecturer in Cognitive sciences at Université de Lille

On February 27th, 2024
5 min reading time
Boris Cheval
π Society π Health and biotech

Declining grades: physical activity to the rescue?

Boris Cheval, Assistant Professor of Psychology at ENS Rennes

On February 20th, 2024
6 min reading time
π Health and biotech π Society

Immortality, an ancient fantasy revived by transhumanism

Stéphane Charpier, Professor of Neuroscience at Sorbonne University and Research Director at Institut du cerveau de Paris, Cécilia Calheiros, PhD in sociology, specialist in transhumanism

On February 20th, 2024
6 min reading time

With life expectancy rising, advances in neuroscience are bringing the ideological aspects of transhumanism, that promotes the idea of surpassing the human condition.

π Science and technology π Society

How to recreate sound virtually in 3D

Sylvain Ferrand, Research engineer at Centre de mathématiques appliquées at École Polytechnique (IP Paris), François Alouges, Professor at Centre de mathématiques appliquées at École Polytechnique (IP Paris), Philippe Le Borgne, Co-founder and developer of ConnectSuit

On February 20th, 2024
4 min reading time

Binaural sound is a method of sound diffusion that enables 3D sound to be recreated virtually.

π Planet π Society

The animals with whom we share our cities

Benoit Pisanu, Ecology researcher at MNHN

On January 30th, 2024
4 min reading time

In the city, a wide variety of small mammals live in green spaces, including hedgehogs, field mice and shrews.

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Water, a growing source of global tension

Hervé Douville, Researcher at Centre national de recherches météorologiques (CNRM), Bertrand Decharme, CNRS Research Director at Centre national de recherches météorologiques (CNRM)

On January 24th, 2024
4 min reading time

Freshwater resources are unevenly distributed across the globe. This lack of availability has an impact on the world's population.