Emmanuel Macron confirms that he “fully assumes” his remarks on the unvaccinated

The President of the Republic, Emmanuel Macron, during the joint press conference given with the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, at the Elysee Palace on January 7, 2022. AGNES DHERBEYS / MYOP FOR “THE WORLD” Emmanuel Macron said on Friday January 7 that he « assum[ait] totally “ the words he said … Read more

Study confirms nutrient’s role in childhood blood cancer

Journal Reference: Palaniraja Thandapani, Andreas Kloetgen, Matthew T. Witkowski, Christina Glytsou, Anna K. Lee, Eric Wang, Jingjing Wang, Sarah E. LeBoeuf, Kleopatra Avrampou, Thales Papagiannakopoulos, Aristotelis Tsirigos, Iannis Aifantis. Valine tRNA levels and availability regulate complex I assembly in leukaemia. Nature, 2021; DOI: 10.1038/s41586-021-04244-1 Led by researchers at NYU Langone Health, its Department of Pathology, … Read more

Post-Brexit fishing: Paris confirms being ready to launch litigation against London

No sign of appeasement in the Franco-British quarrel over post-Brexit fishing licenses. On the contrary: the Secretary of State for European Affairs, Clément Beaune, confirmed Friday December 10 on Franceinfo that with no progress by the end of the day, if the British “Stick to their position, we will ask the European Commission, over the … Read more

Climate modeling confirms historical records showing rise in hurricane activity

Journal Reference: Kerry Emanuel. Atlantic tropical cyclones downscaled from climate reanalyses show increasing activity over past 150 years. Nature Communications, 2021; 12 (1) DOI: 10.1038/s41467-021-27364-8 However, scientists have questioned whether this upward trend is a reflection of reality, or simply an artifact of lopsided record-keeping. If 19th-century storm trackers had access to 21st-century technology, would … Read more

Wearable tech confirms wear-and-tear of work commute

Journal Reference: Shayan Mirjafari, Hessam Bagherinezhad, Subigya Nepal, Gonzalo J. Martinez, Koustuv Saha, Mikio Obuchi, Pino G. Audia, Nitesh V. Chawla, Anind K. Dey, Aaron Striegel, Andrew T. Campbell. Predicting Job Performance Using Mobile Sensing. IEEE Pervasive Computing, 2021; 1 DOI: 10.1109/MPRV.2021.3118570 The study confirms the behavioral and physical effects of commuting on work quality. … Read more

Five months before the presidential election, Macron confirms his choice in favor of nuclear power

On the site of the EPR nuclear power plant in Flamanville (Manche), in 2016; it will not be operational before 2023. CHARLY TRIBALLEAU / AFP The main presidential candidates had already spoken out for or against the construction of new reactors. Five months before the election, Emmanuel Macron – who has not yet declared himself … Read more

“Wild experiment” against tuberculosis at the IHU in Marseille: an internal investigation confirms that the trial was not approved

The Marseille University Hospital Institute for Infectious Diseases (IHU Méditerranée Infection), in June 2021. NICOLAS TUCAT / AFP The Marseille University Hospital Institute (IHU Méditerranée Infection), headed by the controversial professor Didier Raoult, has “Continued to deliver” tuberculosis treatments “Despite the reservations made by the French drug authority”, confirmed, Wednesday, October 27, the Public Assistance-Hospitals … Read more

Covid-19: after a month of respite, the increase in hospitalizations confirms the resumption of the epidemic

In the intensive care unit of the Pitié-Salpêtrière hospital, in Paris, September 10, 2021. JULIE BALAGUE FOR “THE WORLD” There is an air of déjà vu. After the relative respite in September, the resumption of viral circulation of SARS-CoV-2, observable for two weeks in the incidence rate, has been confirmed in recent days via an … Read more