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مستقبَل جائحة فيروس كورونا الجديد

مستقبَل جائحة فيروس كورونا الجديد

يعكف الباحثون على وضع مجموعةٍ من السيناريوهات لتوقُّع المشهد في السنوات القليلة القادمة. ميجان سكوديلاري Nature (2020) doi:10.1038/d41586-020-02278-5 English article Credit: AFP/Getty تخيَّل أنَّك الآن في شهر يونيو من عام 2021، وأنَّ العالَم قضى عامًا ونصف العام يرزح تحت وطأة جائحة فيروس كورونا، وما زال الفيروس ينتشر بوتيرةٍ بطيئة، وأصبح المعتاد هو أن تُطبَّق تدابير الإغلاق من حينٍ إلى آخر. ومع …

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Pandemic crushes Guyana’s dreams of big oil profits as ‘resource curse’ looms over oil-producing nations

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo with Guyana’s president, Mohamed Irfaan Ali, Sept. 18. Pompeo is the first U.S. secretary of state to visit the tiny South American country. AFP via Getty Images

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo with Guyana’s president, Mohamed Irfaan Ali, Sept. 18. Pompeo is the first U.S. secretary of state to visit the tiny South American country. AFP via Getty Images Amy Myers Jaffe, Tufts University This year was supposed to bring great things for Guyana. ExxonMobil discovered massive oil deposits off the South American country’s Caribbean coast in …

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Throne speech offers little systemic change for migrant workers, refugees

Protesters attend a demonstration in support of migrant worker in front of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada in Toronto in August 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov

Protesters attend a demonstration in support of migrant worker in front of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada in Toronto in August 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov John Carlaw, Ryerson University In his address to the nation following the Speech from the Throne, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stated: “As a country we must keep making progress on reconciliation with …

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Test rápidos de antígeno para frenar la segunda ola de COVID-19

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Shutterstock / Near D Krasaesom Vicente Soriano, UNIR – Universidad Internacional de La Rioja El repunte de casos de coronavirus confirmados por PCR ha frenado la vuelta a la normalidad tras el retorno de las vacaciones. Y cada día toma mayor fuerza el temor a un nuevo confinamiento. En estas circunstancias, la comercialización del test de antígeno del COVID-19 es …

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Women in science who changed the world

Women in science who changed the world

Rosalind Franklin, Marie Curie, Caroline Herschel… These are just a few examples of female scientists who have made world-changing discoveries. Watch the video to hear their extraordinary stories.   Read More from us: http://www.iflscience.com  

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If there is life on Venus, how could it have got there? Origin of life experts explain

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Shutterstock Luke Steller, UNSW and Martin Van Kranendonk, UNSW The recent discovery of phosphine in the atmosphere of Venus is exciting, as it may serve as a potential sign of life (among other possible explanations). The researchers, who published their findings in Nature Astronomy, couldn’t really explain how the phosphine got there. They explored all conceivable possibilities, including lightning, volcanoes …

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What can be done to better support women pursuing their PhDs in Africa

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Women in a lab. anyaivanova/Shutterstock Anne M. Khisa, PhD, African Population and Health Research Center A Doctor of Philosophy – commonly known as a PhD – is the highest level of academic training. It allows the degree holder to teach the chosen subject at university, conduct research or practise in the specialised area. However, in many African countries like Kenya …

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