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Why is ice so slippery?

The answer lies in a film of water that is generated by friction, one that is far thinner than expected and much more viscous than usual water through its resemblance to the “snow cones” of…
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A new discovery! How our memories stabilise while we sleep

Scientists at the Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Biology (CNRS/Collège de France/INSERM)An associate member of the Université PSL, since 2009 the Collège de France has had a…