May 28, 2022

StocaMine: another setback for the government

The administrative court of Strasbourg has just requested the suspension of work to bury toxic waste in Alsace. On May 25, the Administrative Court of ...
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A German company claims to have found the key to the fight against cancer

SEEN FROM ELSEWHERE – A German company from Cologne has found a promising approach. Its researchers have just received new funds injected by a renowned ...
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The playmate that IT should resolve to forget

STORY – ‘Lenna’, aka Lena Forsén, posed nude for ‘Playboy’ in 1972. Her photo has become a reference used in hundreds of image processing research ...
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The evolution of animal species is faster than expected

Populations of birds and mammals manage to adapt to changes within a few generations. Lay eggs earlier in the spring to make the birth of ...
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The DNA of a dead person from Pompeii decrypted

For the first time, a team has succeeded in analyzing the genome of one of the victims of Vesuvius. They remained frozen for eternity. Trapped ...
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How a psychiatrist campaigned against ‘comics’

HISTORY OF MEDICINE – In the book Seduction of the Innocent published in 1954, Fredric Wertham believed that comics “can affect even children who do ...
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Cancer: “Our immune system has capacities that no drug can ever match”

MAINTENANCE – Pr Olivier Michielin, oncologist in Lausanne, takes stock of the extraordinary benefits of immunotherapy on the occasion of the publication of a book ...
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A mysterious and unknown civilization of the Amazon is revealed from the sky

STORY – Sightings by plane have unearthed the remains of a vanished culture deep in the heart of the Amazon rainforest. Dense, hostile, uninhabitable, the ...
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Smoking cessation: the effective vaper for pregnant women

A study shows that the electronic cigarette helps at least as well as the patches to quit smoking during pregnancy. The motivation may be strong, ...
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