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Comment la Russie peut attaquer l’Ukraine et comment Kiev peut résister

Julien Théron, Sciences Po Les graphies officielles des noms utilisés dans cet article sont, en langue ukrainienne : Kyiv (Kiev), Donbas (Donbass) et Kharkiv (Kharkov). Quel que soit le cadre, les pourparlers entre la Russie et les Occidentaux ont échoué. Moscou considère sa situation vis-à-vis de l’OTAN, qui serait pour la Russie une « question de vie et de mort », comme « intolérable ». …

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Nanosatellite launch is a big step forward for African space science

It’s important to have satellites collecting data about Africa, for Africa. Immersion Imagery/Shutterstock Nyameko Royi, Cape Peninsula University of Technology South African space science had a big day on 13 January 2022. The Cape Peninsula University of Technology, based in Cape Town, launched its third satellite mission into space from the Cape Canaveral rocket launch site in Florida in the …

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South African scientists on the inside story of discovering omicron – and what their experience offers the world about future variants. Podcast

After South African scientists sounded the alarm about the new omicron variant, countries around the world closed their borders. Kim Ludbrook/EPA Gemma Ware, The Conversation and Daniel Merino, The Conversation What is it like to discover a new coronavirus variant? In this episode of The Conversation Weekly podcast, we hear the inside story from one of the South African scientists …

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¿Es realmente un virus el causante de la esclerosis múltiple?

Virus de Epstein-Barr. National Cancer Institute (EE.UU.). José Antonio Garrido Cárdenas, Universidad de Almería Rara vez los artículos publicados en revistas científicas dan el salto a la prensa generalista. De los más de tres millones de manuscritos de investigación que se publican cada año, muy pocos despiertan el interés del lector no especializado. Pero recientemente ha vuelto a suceder. Un …

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Nigeria’s Boko Haram reintegration process: weaknesses and how they can be fixed

The wreckage of a car hit by an attack led by Boko Haram members. AFP via Getty Images Tarela Juliet Ike, Teesside University In Nigeria, the advent of Boko Haram terrorism and its wanton destruction of lives and properties has led to untold hardship, especially in the country’s north-eastern region. The devastating impact of Boko Haram activities transcends Nigeria’s borders. …

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¿Correr perjudica la salud sexual de las mujeres?

Shutterstock / lzf Raquel Leirós Rodríguez, Universidad de León Correr aporta multitud de beneficios para la salud física y mental. Entre ellos destacan la prevención de enfermedades cardiovasculares y metabólicas, de enfermedades mentales como la depresión, de algunos tipos de cáncer y el aumento de la longevidad. Además, es una actividad que no exige equipamientos ni instalaciones específicas. Esto la …

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COVID misinformation is a health risk – tech companies need to remove harmful content not tweak their algorithms

file404/Shutterstock Andrew Chadwick, Loughborough University Many worldwide have now caught COVID. But during the pandemic many more are likely to have encountered something else that’s been spreading virally: misinformation. False information has plagued the COVID response, erroneously convincing people that the virus isn’t harmful, of the merits of various ineffective treatments, or of false dangers associated with vaccines. Often, this …

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Las personas que mantienen relaciones sexuales a edades avanzadas son más sanas y felices

Roman Samborskyi/Shutterstock Lee Smith, Anglia Ruskin University; Daragh McDermott, Anglia Ruskin University, and Sarah Jackson, UCL La actividad sexual es una parte esencial de las relaciones íntimas, aunque tiende a disminuir a medida que las personas envejecen. Pero aunque las investigaciones demuestran que la frecuencia de la actividad sexual puede disminuir con la edad, para muchas personas mayores el sexo …

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Macron, la Syrie et Poutine : enjeux et doubles-fonds

Emmanuel Macron et Vladimir Poutine au G20 de Hambourg, le 9 juillet 2017. Kremlin.ru/Wikimedias, CC BY-SA Frédéric Charillon, Université Clermont Auvergne (UCA) L’interview d’Emmanuel Macron, le 21 juin dernier, à une série de journaux européens a provoqué de nombreuses réactions et (re)lancé plusieurs débats de politique étrangère, aux arrières pensées souvent complexes. Outre la réaffirmation de son double credo européen et …

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Tackling ageing may be best way to prevent multiple chronic conditions from developing in older people

Targeting the biological causes of ageing could be one method for better treating multimorbidity. oneinchpunch/ Shutterstock Janet M. Lord, University of Birmingham and Carolyn Greig, University of Birmingham Over half of UK adults over the age of 65 live with two or more long-term health conditions – commonly known as multimorbidity. People living with multimorbidity not only have a shorter …

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