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A high-tech expedition to sample the ocean under Antarctica’s Ross Ice Shelf confirms what the earliest explorers thought: everywhere we look we find microbes, scavenging any energy source available.
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We know that cognitive behavioural therapy works, but we don’t know how or why.
Ecology needs to be more inclusive of research from the global South and by women, to create a balanced view of the world.
Kenya’s founding president Jomo Kenyatta attends a ceremony in 1964 in Nairobi.
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Far from the myth of the omnipotent father of the nation, big man or dictator, the Kenyan presidential system was built on divisions and uncertainty.
A statue of Mau Mau leader Dedan Kimathi, who was killed in 1957.
The resilient Mau Mau freedom fighters failed to maintain revolutionary action after independence.
The use of big data by companies, even when perfectly legal, can harm people.
Des survivants d'un glissement de terrain dans une école de fortune, le 15 novembre 2017, dans la région de Regent, dans la périphérie de Libreville, en Sierra Leone.
Pourquoi tant d’enfants sont-ils toujours déscolarisés ? Et quels progrès ont déjà été accomplis ? Parité, exclusion et pauvreté sont au cœur des défis de l’éducation pour tous.
Survivor of the mudslide are seen attending school on November 15, 2017 at the Old Skool Camp, in the mountain town of Regent on the outskirts of Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown.
About 263 million children and youth worldwide are out of school. If some progress have been made, especially on school attendance, huge gaps remain on gender parity or equity in schooling choices.
Data ethics should pay much more attention to the social value of research
Grace Mugabe, début novembre 2017, lors d'un meeting à Bulawayo.
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Grace Mugabe est le symptôme d’un dilemme bien connu des États africains postcoloniaux : celui de la survie politique par le repli familial ou celui de l’ouverture sur un futur incertain.
Bolivia’s new mining bill has put the country on a knife-edge.
The government of president Evo Morales has approved a new mining law for Bolivia. It received virtually no international news coverage, yet is proving highly divisive within the country. A previous version…
Don’t even go there, girlfriend!
Humans and their primate cousins are well known for their intelligence and social abilities. You hear them called bird-brained, but birds have demonstrated a great deal of intelligence in many tasks. However…