Hugo Mercier

Research scientist at the French National Centre for Scientific Research

Research scientist at the French National Centre for Scientific Research and author of Not Born Yesterday: The Science of Who We Trust and What We Believe

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Bernie Sanders exited the Democratic primary and Joe Biden became the presumptive nominee.

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Bernie Sanders exited the Democratic primary and Joe Biden became the presumptive nominee.

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The book “The Quiet Before” is about big social movements and what shaped them, from the 16th century Scientific Revolution to today’s Black Lives Matter protests.

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Metrolink is now powering its trains with recycled natural oils from Singapore and Finland, which it says will cut carbon emissions by up to 80%. But that doesn’t make it sustainable.

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