Simple and inexpensive gene-editing technology such as CRISPR has made the creation of genetically modified organisms much easier. But could nature still keep the upper hand?
Autism manifests in different ways. The signs are often less visible in women than in men, leading many to be underdiagnosed.
Two US researchers have traced the majority of cancers to DNA replication errors during our natural cell replacement. Their finding asks for a renewed inquiry into the role of "chance" in cancer.
The term “meme” was coined in 1976. Today, these cultural artefacts have gone viral, and are redrawing the boundaries of acceptable political discourse.
How the idea of a hyper-connected society could quickly go from utopia to dystopia and why neither scenario is likely to last.
Case analysis of Hermès and its four strengths: a real identity, the creativity and skills of its artisans, innovation, and the fact that it remains an independent family company.
If the plot of the television series doesn't promise much more than gory entertainment, in fact it provides interesting lessons on styles of organisation and management.
What do these new places tell us about the transformations of our professional, social and political world? And how to turn them into springboards for territorial development?
While people from many nations have chosen to make their home in France, the British were among the first and remain the most numerous.
The Japanese sex-toy market for men includes a curious category of objects: pillows. These "bodies" create a paradoxal link between desire and sleep.
Interview with the scientist Claude Berrou, inventor of the turbocodes that protect the data of the connected objects. Today, he is exploring the neurosciences.
A year after Brexit, experts from the Grenoble École de Management and the Centre for European Economic Research look at what impacts the UK's leaving the EU could have on energy prices and security.
Today algorithms are ubiquitous, yet often misunderstood. Rather than mysterious entities, they're closer to recipes, and the quality of the output depends on the input – in their case, data.
Born seemingly spontaneously out of a desire to create and manage shared spaces, Madrid's "citizen laboratories" are using new tools to build a new vision of how cities should be planned and run.
Brands affect how products are perceived. The same is true of our names, making them our personal brands.
Methods stemming from decades of research on disordered materials are used to describe algorithmic phase transitions, and to design new algorithms in machine-learning problems.
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.
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.
Accused of cooperating with smugglers, NGOs defend migrants’ right to life and point to the inadequate policies of European states.
Analysis of the phenomenon of "total circulation" -- situations in which humanity produces a circulation of goods or persons that escapes its control.