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The Great Wall of China: the longest construction in the world

ges between the 5th century BC and the 16th century. This military work, which is the largest man-made architectural structure in length, area and mass, has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987. History of the Great Wall It was around 220 BC that Qin Shin Huang set about linking the exi ...

18
Aug
2008

Thomas Pesquet's return: what is the earth sickness that astronauts suffer from?

ver their functions within a few hours, even after a stay of several months in microgravity. It takes a little longer for the inner ear and muscle mass, and even longer for the bone system, which takes several weeks to recover its initial mass. The way each astronaut experiences this return to ...

09
Nov
2021

Nutrition: 5 common misconceptions about undernutrition

ernourished if they lose more than 5% of their body weight in 1 month or more than 10% of their body weight in 6 months. Doctors also use the body mass index or BMI to determine whether a person is excessively thin. In an adult, excessive thinness is when the BMI is below 18.5. But in people a ...

16
Nov
2021

Ecology: a French start-up invents infinitely reusable gift wrapping

sable packaging? French start-up On s'emballe à la française has come up with a simple and ingenious solution to combat the waste of gift paper and the mass of waste it causes. Instead of using paper that will be unwrapped, torn and immediately thrown in the trash, this company suggests you pur ...

08
Dec
2021

Food shopping: 5 advantages of online shopping in Paris

onvenience of this service. With home or relay point shopping delivery, you can place your order without leaving the comfort of your sofa! Most mass retailers have expanded their delivery services since the Covid-19 pandemic. Shopping online in Paris has never been so easy! Just place your ...

17
Dec
2021

Health check-up: what are the medical appointments to plan?

be able to perform basic medical examinations, i.e. : - measuring your blood pressure - measure your height, weight and calculate your body mass index - prescribing a blood test (to check your cholesterol and fasting blood sugar levels) and possibly a urine test. An annual visit t ...

06
Jan
2022

Covid-19 : how to do a self-test ?

the positive person. Where can I buy this test? Previously restricted to pharmacies, the sale of self-tests has been exceptionally authorized in mass merchandisers until January 31, 2022. Currently, therefore, it is possible to buy this type of test in pharmacies but also in supermarkets. ...

10
Jan
2022