Strike of January 13 in national education: why some parents support the movement

The children line up so that each negative test certificate can be verified, at the Hazay school, in Cergy, on January 10, 2022. JULIEN DANIEL / MYOP / JULIEN DANIEL / MYOP Once is not custom. The strike movement launched by the teachers’ unions for Thursday, January 13 has received support beyond the sphere of … Read more

BlackBerry ends support for all its classic smartphones | Gadgets

Today, the iPhone is considered one of the most popular smartphones on the market, but in the 2000s, BlackBerry phones were probably one of the coolest devices anyone could have. Although the old BlackBerry phones are long gone, the company still offered support for them, but not anymore. To officially end an era, BlackBerry announced … Read more

AirPods Pro 2 to offer lossless support, new form factor, more | Gadgets

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo returned in 2022 with his first report on the AirPods Pro 2, which is rumored to be released in late 2022. According to Kuo, there are many changes with the upcoming AirPods. As of now, rumors about AirPods Pro 2 said that these wireless earbuds would feature a new form factor … Read more

In Spain, strong support for anti-Covid vaccination

People line up to get vaccinated at Sant-Pau Hospital in Barcelona, ​​Spain on December 27, 2021. ALBERT GEA / REUTERS Closing of nightclubs, lowering the curtain at 1 hour for bars, gauge at 50% or 70% in restaurants and theaters and even curfews between 1 a.m. and 6 a.m. To face the new wave of … Read more

Key neural mechanism believed to support advanced cognitive abilities discovered

Journal Reference: Feng-Kuei Chiang, Joni D. Wallis, Erin L. Rich. Cognitive strategies shift information from single neurons to populations in prefrontal cortex. Neuron, 2021; DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2021.11.021 It is well established that humans can only hold a limited amount of information in mind at a time, and that they enlist different cognitive strategies, like organizing information … Read more

Heptathlon legends lend their support to Nafi Thiam: “We are all behind you!”

World Athletics, the international athletics federation, did a great job two months ago by recording a podcast with five Olympic heptathlon champions : Jackie-Joyner Kersee (1988 and 1992), Nafi Thiam (2016 and 2021), Carolina Klüft (2004), Jessica Ennis-Hill (2012) and moderator Denise Lewis (2000). “It’s an iconic moment”, underlined, moreover, the latter when welcoming – … Read more

Joe Biden personally reaffirms his support for Ukraine in the face of risk of Russian attack

Joe Biden, at the White House, Washington, December 9, 2021. SUSAN WALSH / AP Two days after a virtual summit with Vladimir Putin, Joe Biden set out, Thursday, December 9, to reassure the Ukrainian president as well as the allies of the United States in Eastern Europe in the face of the threat of a … Read more

Kiev welcomes the “concrete support” of its partners

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky at a ceremony to mark Ukrainian Armed Forces Day in Kharkiv on December 6, 2021. Image provided by the Ukrainian Presidential Press Service. PRESIDENTIAL PRESS SERVICE / VIA REUTERS “Nothing about Ukraine without Ukraine. “ The expression has become particularly popular in recent months in the former Soviet republic. A way … Read more

Covid-19 in France: support for events and nightclubs, reinforced controls in companies

France, where the number of new daily cases now number in the tens of thousands daily, announced on Monday, December 6 new restrictions: strengthening of the health protocol at school, closure of discos for four weeks, facilitation of the vaccination of the most 65 years old … What to remember from Jean Castex’s announcements: reinforced … Read more

Giving social support to others may boost your health

Journal Reference: Tao Jiang, Syamil Yakin, Jennifer Crocker, Baldwin M. Way. Perceived social support-giving moderates the association between social relationships and interleukin-6 levels in blood. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 2022; 100: 25 DOI: 10.1016/j.bbi.2021.11.002 While researchers have long thought that receiving social support from others is a key to health, results from studies have shown … Read more