In evolution, the role of chance reassessed thanks to a “weed”

What is evolution? It is often described as a process combining variation and selection, whereby random mutations occurring in an individual’s genome influence its ability to ensure offspring in a given environment. Living beings would be the fruit of a genetic lottery passed through the ruthless filter of the selection of the most fit – … Read more

Vaccination coverage, number of deaths and GDP: the decisive role of the health pass in France

A woman shows her sanitary pass in a brasserie in Deauville (Calvados), July 26, 2021. SAMEER AL-DOUMY / AFP How to measure the concrete impact of the establishment of the health pass? Admittedly, the vaccination rate of the French population has increased from 53.8%, in mid-July 2021, to now 79.5% of people who have received … Read more

SICK LUKE tells X2: “Trap and indie have played a great role in recent years. Now, we are slowly combining these two genres”

Sick Luke released his highly anticipated first album on January 7th X2 with the label Carousel Records and distributed by Virgin/Universal.The record is out in CD, vinyl and on all digital platforms. X2 was anticipated by the single The witch of the orchard, featuring chiello e Madame. Now in radio rotation there is the single … Read more

Doldisen about the role of playing Zlatan: “It was completely sick”

Published: Less than 2 hours ago Updated: Less than 2 hours ago Granit Rushiti, 21, plays Zlatan Ibrahimovic in the film about the Milan star’s life. Before the premiere of “I am Zlatan”, Rushiti talks about the recording, his own football career and the meeting with Ibrahimovic in Milan. – I found myself just sitting … Read more

Colombian indicted in the United States for his role in the assassination of the Haitian president

Sketch representing Mario Antonio Palacios, in court in Miami (Florida), January 4, 2022. DANIEL PONTET / REUTERS Six months after the murder of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse at his residence in Port-au-Prince, which exacerbated the country’s political crisis, a Colombian was indicted in the United States for his role in the assassination. Mario Palacios, 43, … Read more

Gene involved in sense of smell could play a role in the spread of breast cancer to the brain

Gene involved in sense of smell could play a role in the spread of breast cancer to the brain – NovLink Home Mash E Gene involved in sense of smell could play a role in the spread of breast cancer to the brain We want to give thanks to the author of this post for … Read more

“Space exploration plays an important role in the search for lasting solutions”

Tribune. At a time when we are campaigning for the moderation of the use of our planet’s natural resources, Richard Branson, the founder of Virgin Galactic, is developing space tourism with serious ecological consequences. It is estimated that, for a single flight of about ten minutes, 80 tonnes of CO equivalent2 are emitted into the … Read more

Scientists identify gut-derived metabolites that play a role in neurodegeneration

Journal Reference: Achilles Ntranos, Hye-Jin Park, Maureen Wentling, Vladimir Tolstikov, Mario Amatruda, Benjamin Inbar, Seunghee Kim-Schulze, Carol Frazier, Judy Button, Michael A Kiebish, Fred Lublin, Keith Edwards, Patrizia Casaccia. Bacterial neurotoxic metabolites in multiple sclerosis cerebrospinal fluid and plasma. Brain, 2021; DOI: 10.1093/brain/awab320 Previously published evidence has supported the concept that an imbalance in the … 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