Consumer Research Reports

3D Printed Prostheses for Countries Hit by Conflict or Natural Disasters
Consumer Research Reports Science & Technology

3D Printed Prostheses for Countries Hit by Conflict or Natural Disasters

100 million people around the world need orthopedic devices. However, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), only 5% to 15% of people who need assistive technology and assistive technology can access them. Production is low, and quality is often limited. The techniques used are often and by necessity simple, dictated by […]

Incurable bacterial infections: a new hope from trees
Consumer Research Reports Health & Medicine Science & Technology

Incurable bacterial infections: a new hope from trees?

In a particular and worrying health context, viruses are not the only microorganisms representing a serious threat. Bacteria (and fungi to a lesser extent) are responsible for many infections, particularly in healthcare establishments where one in twenty patients contracts a nosocomial infection. Although most of these infections can be treated […]

Employment, security, justice: where do AI “biases” come from and can we avoid them?
Consumer Research Reports Science & Technology

Employment, security, justice: where do AI “biases” come from and can we avoid them?

In 2018, Amazon was ditching its automatic resume sorting system after realizing that it was systematically downgrading female resumes. Why such behavior? Because the previous recruitments, that is to say, the base from which the system had been trained, were almost exclusively male: the AI ​​system reproduced the previous “biases.” […]