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Une femme dans un centre de conseil pour les victimes de viol à Paoua, à 500 km au nord-ouest de Bangui, en République centrafricaine. Photo : Barbara Debout/AFP via Getty Images

Wagner, les conflits et la pauvreté font que le taux de mortalité en République centrafricaine dépasse les niveaux de la crise : mais où est l'aide ?

Le taux de natalité était plus faible et le taux de mortalité nettement plus élevé dans les zones échappant au contrôle du gouvernement en République centrafricaine.
A woman at a a counselling centre for rape victims in Paoua, 500km northwest of Bangui in the CAR. Photo by Barbara Debout/AFP via Getty Images

Wagner, conflict and poverty drive Central African Republic death rate above crisis levels: but where’s the aid?

The birth rate was lower and the death rate markedly higher in areas outside government control in the Central African Republic.
Stochasticity is everywhere – and finding the order in disorder can unlock new ways to understand biology. Erlon Silva - TRI Digital/Moment via Getty Images

Cancer evolution is mathematical – how random processes and epigenetics can explain why tumor cells shape-shift, metastasize and resist treatments

An epigenetic model of cancer that incorporates the concept of stochasticity could also explain why cancer risk increases with age and how biological development can be reversible.
Technique matters when it comes to getting a sufficient amount of virus for a rapid test. Images By Tang Ming Tung/Digital Vision via Getty Images

COVID-19 rapid tests can breed confusion – here’s how to make sense of the results and what to do, according to 3 testing experts

Rapid tests can be an incredibly useful tool for early detection of COVID-19. Unfortunately, they sometimes leave people with more questions than answers.
People wait in line for a free morning meal in Los Angeles in April 2020. High and rising inequality is one reason the U.S. ranks badly on some international measures of development. Frederic J. Brown/ AFP via Getty Images

US is becoming a ‘developing country’ on global rankings that measure democracy, inequality

The United States came in 41st worldwide on the UN’s 2022 sustainable development index, down nine spots from last year. A political historian explains the country’s dismal scores.
Automaker GMC shows off its Hummer EVs at a plant in Detroit. Nic Antaya/Getty Images

Making EVs without China’s supply chain is hard, but not impossible – 3 supply chain experts outline a strategy

China controls much of the global EV supply chain, but electric vehicles that use its parts and minerals won’t qualify for new US EV tax credits. Can America build its own supply chain?

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