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.
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.
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?
Pandemics are global threat but not everyone prepares for them in the same way.
The Trump administration has decided to challenge the rules of protection of personal data imposed by the previous administration on ISPs.
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.
Gold is both a blessing and a curse for rural Niger.
How do we and should we work with the first generation "digital native" doctoral researchers?
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.
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.
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.
The Netflix series "13 Reasons Why" presents rape as an aggressive act, working hand in hand with the powers that be and permeating a school’s entire culture.
Born in the 1950s, the concept of an artificial neural network has progressed considerably. Today, known as "deep learning", its uses have expanded to many areas, including finance.
Never before in French presidential elections have commentators and pundits expressed alarming concern about the size of the blank voting.
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.
Several methods can teach an algorithm to learn. With more or less important datasets, which are or are not previously labeled and categorized.
It all comes down to how many people abstain.
As companies strive to take advantage of the selfie phenomenon, they're also realizing that consumers' self-portraits constitute a whole new form of brand co-creation.
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.
Facing international competition to attract people, jobs and firms, cities are branding themselves. But to succeed they must identify key values and address the question of identity.