VW was hit with more than $15 billion in penalties in the United States.
How could a company like Volkswagen knowingly violate US air-pollution standards despite the senseless risks to which it was exposing its reputation? The case method can provide an answer.
The city of Uvira, in the South Kivu province, study site for new research on cholera.
MONUSCO Photos / Flickr
In the fight against cholera, new research in the DRC suggests that the rehabilitation of water networks would be more sustainable than other interventions whose effectiveness is debatable.
Under pressure, young entrepreneurs would tend to forget to take into account the effects of their ambitions on their surroundings.
The enthusiasm for business creation is not without negative consequences, especially for the many who fail. However, the "all entrepreneurs" discourse remains predominant.
Beware of the blind use of artificial intelligence: used as a "magic wand", for example in an autonomous car, it presents risks.
The violence of the protests that have gripped France, known as the gilets jaunes, is rooted in personal passion and anger.
Embryos with eight cells.
China is pushing hard to lead a genome editing race.
The authors of the book
The Making of Finance highlight the intellectual capture of the financial worlds.
Nothing has changed since the 2008 financial crisis. Orthodox theory continues to structure the entire financial industry, yet there is an urgent need to study the social and political nature of markets.
An American environmental activist at the climate summit in San Francisco, California, in September 2018.
During the November 4 US midterm elections, the candidates had to take into account the growing concern of many voters, across party lines, about climate change.
The Giant Sea Bass at the California Academy of Sciences. Fishes'sense of smell is highly affected by high level of carbon dioxide in the ocean.
Increase of carbon dioxide in the ocean affects the way fish detect predators, mates or food and could threaten not only individual fish but entire populations.
A three-banded clownfish (
Amphiprion ocellaris) navigates the anemones of the Andaman Coral Reef, India.
Our children all know the little clownfish Nemo, star of the Pixar film. But why does he have three stripes, rather than one or two? Developmental and evolutionary biology are revealing the answer.
Activists protest against gender violence outside Mexico’s General Prosecutor’s office in Mexico City on July 11, 2017.
Urban planning is not gender neutral. Women deserve to live in cities that treat them equally, respond to their needs and reduce opportunities of violence.
A street theatre performance on domestic violence at the Bridge Market Plaza in Chandigarh, India (2016).
Intimate partner violence has tremendous negative consequences for women, their families and societies, yet it have not received the political attention it should.
Men ask more questions then women in academic conferences and are more visible. Roads Academy Masterclass, Warwick University, November 2010.
Academia is not immune to gender bias. One way to see this in action is to observe who asks questions during conferences -- and men appear to ask more than women.
Quantum physics can offer astonishing insights into the different modalities of innovation in large companies and startups.
The study of innovation in large companies and start-ups would benefit from being inspired by physics, which mobilizes different sets of laws for large masses and particles.
In 2017, the reduction of gender pay gaps came to a halt at the global level.
More and more countries are relying on the approach of transparency rather than regulation. Depending on local specificities, the results to date remain mixed.
The Museum of the Bible, Washington, DC.
Museum of the Bible
The highly controversial Bible Museum in Washington, D.C., has just announced the withdrawal of five manuscripts deemed counterfeit. Where did these fragments come from and how did they get there?
Demonstration of support of refugees, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2015.
How can a hashtag supportive of refugees be hijacked by those opposing them? An empirical study explores the process.
Emmanuel Macron called for support for “open, secure, stable, accessible and peaceful cyberspace”.
The French president's Paris Call is for international collaboration to make the Internet safer. What are the advances and limitations of this text?
Snapchat has utility in laboratory settings.
Fun Man FUNG
The use of the popular mobile application for multimedia sharing in a large laboratory class was shown to enhance the students' learning experiences.
The remains of an Ixil man emerge from the ground, one of the countless victims of the civil war in Guatemala.
Tristan Brand/FAFG Fundacion de Antropologia Forense de Guatemala
The Ixil people of Guatemala dream of the places where their dead, massacred during the country's armed conflict might be located.