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AN UPDATE ON THE ROHINGYA CRISIS

  Three years after the Myanmar Army orchestrated genocide in Rakhine State, the Rohingya crisis continues. Almost 1 million survivors of the Army’s brutal crackdown are stuck in transient settlements in Bangladesh, stateless for over three years. Back in Myanmar, at least 600,000 Rohingya remain internally displaced, and over 100,000 sequestered in camps Human Rights Watch calls “an open prison without end.” The recent arrest of 99 …

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Mars: how scientists prevent Earth’s microbes from contaminating other planets

Nasa’s Perseverance. NASA/JPL-Caltech, CC BY-SA Thomas Cheney, The Open University There are two planned Mars landings in 2021. First, Nasa’s Perseverance rover is due to land on the planet later this month. Then China’s Tianwen rover will follow in May. Both missions intend to search the planet for signs of life. But how do we make sure when our landers …

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Por qué nos ha sorprendido la vacuna rusa Sputnik V

sputnikvaccine.com Matilde Cañelles López and María Mercedes Jiménez Sarmiento, Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas Margarita Salas (CIB – CSIC) Estos días hemos asistido a la publicación en la prestigiosa revista The Lancet de los resultados del ensayo clínico de la vacuna rusa Sputnik V. Estos han causado gran revuelo, ya que posicionan a esta vacuna como una de las más prometedoras …

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