Giant lithium mine project threatens entire region in Nevada

By Corine Lesnes Posted today at 5:47 am, updated at 5:48 am Reserved for our subscribers ReportageIn a two-part survey, “Le Monde” tells the story of the world rush for this new “white gold” essential to the manufacture of electric cars. First part: Thacker Pass, the largest deposit in North America, where an entire area … Read more

Dino Mahtani: “Uganda is not the only country in the region targeted by the threat of attacks”

To not miss anything on African news, subscribe to the newsletter of World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. Ugandan police officers secure the area surrounding Parliament after a bomb exploded on November 16, 2021, in … Read more

Armenia and Azerbaijan: ongoing fighting near disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region

In the fall of last year, Armenia and Azerbaijan fought a short war, which had left more than 6,500 dead, for the enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh, already the object of a first conflict. bloody in the 1990s. KAREN MINASYAN / AFP Tensions have grown steadily in recent weeks between the two former Soviet republics. Armenia claimed … Read more

A key brain region responds to faces similarly in infants and adults

Journal Reference: Heather L. Kosakowski, Michael A. Cohen, Atsushi Takahashi, Boris Keil, Nancy Kanwisher, Rebecca Saxe. Selective responses to faces, scenes, and bodies in the ventral visual pathway of infants. Current Biology, 2021; DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2021.10.064 Neuroscientists have long hypothesized that it takes many years of visual experience for these areas to develop in children. However, … Read more

“This fight is” the “struggle of the region”: water, a source of conflicts in the Marais poitevin

By Eric Collier Posted today at 5:28 am Reserved for our subscribers StoryIn the second largest wetland in France, in the heart of Deux-Sèvres, the creation of giant basins, in anticipation of the dry season, arouses the anger of some residents and environmental activists, who see the influence of a “Industrial agriculture”. They made an … Read more