Digital social innovations are often associated with positive meanings, like openness and collaboration. But to better define the concept, it's essential to disentangle it from its positive aura.
Lille, Lyon, Grenoble, Paris ... In recent months, major French cities have experienced severe pollution spikes. How is this threat to health and the environment assessed?
Accused of cooperating with smugglers, NGOs defend migrants’ right to life and point to the inadequate policies of European states.
To better understand and bring under control the new planetary flows that humanity has unleashed, we need to mobilize all the legal resources at your disposal.
Analysis of the phenomenon of "total circulation" -- situations in which humanity produces a circulation of goods or persons that escapes its control.
Tax fraud combined with dirty money from criminal activity, including trafficking and terrorism – are seriously weakening the economic health of African states.
Tunisia's economy has been struggling since the country’s 2011 revolution. Corruption and bad governance within the banking sector is not helping.
Professor Samir Brahmachari's innovative Open Source Drug Development allows thousands of researchers to work together to discover novel therapies for under-studied diseases.
The concept of laboratory schools has raised interest in recent reports (CNIRE, François Taddei...). Will they manage to bridge the gap between teaching and research?
A researcher tells the story of how he and his team discovered the oldest Homo Sapiens fossil bones to date in Morocco.
The theory that New Caledonia was a piece of land that separated from the ancient supercontinent of Gondwana was a seductive one. But then a cockroach rose up to challenge it.
According to a new study, the environment, especially traffic-air pollutants, can impact our genes and increase allergy risks prior to birth.
On June 1, Donald Trump announced that he would take the US out of the Paris climate agreement because it was "unfair" to the US. An economic analysis indicates otherwise.
However, the global climate regime should survive without the United States.
There is an assumption that migrants are pulled to Europe as a 'destination' of choice. New research shows that often isn't the case.
Pop culture has always found something sexy about female fighters, who feature in everything from Sumerian hymns and Greek mythology to the new Wonder Woman film.
While there is currently interest interest in artificial intelligence, it offers limited achievements, such as the autonomous car. Tomorrow, machines will learn alone and forge solutions.
When it comes to socially responsible behaviour, letting companies do as they see fit would be such a bad thing – providing they're correctly organised.
Important advances have been made in the areas of automatic language processing and emotional computing, and that could have big implications for business.
Research shows thyroid hormone, which is required for brain development in all vertebrates, is severely affected by chemicals present in our everyday cleaning products, clothing and cookware.
Amazon.com and others are eager to fill the skies with drones delivering packages at all hours. Convenient, yes, but it could transform – and not in a good way – our ability to make informed choices.
The Trump administration has decided to challenge the rules of protection of personal data imposed by the previous administration on ISPs.
Not every country prepares for global health threats in the same way.
The digital world is taking more and more space in our lives... and dramatically increasing electrical use. It’s a serious problem given the urgent need fight climate change.
There are groundswells of civic engagement in a handful of countries, but ensuring the survival of fundamental freedoms in these dangerous times will require a resistance that knows no borders.
The latest figures on the world wine market confirm that the industry is undergoing considerable change, with European countries finding their positions and strategies challenged by the US and China.
A new study shows that adding an energy drink to alcohol increases risk-taking among young people – but the effect is imagined rather than real.
How do we and should we work with the first generation "digital native" doctoral researchers?
Oklahoma is trying to limit the number of earthquakes caused by oil and gas extraction, but some existing faults there – which could be activated by wastewater injection – have never been mapped.
It is important to take serious the increasing risk of those who work but remain in poverty. When the population feels that it is losing even if it respects the rules of the game, populism increases.