In Doha, the Taliban in search of dialogue with the West

In Doha the Taliban in search of dialogue with the

Taliban Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi (second from left) on August 12, 2021, in Doha, Qatar. KARIM JAAFAR / AFP The future of Afghanistan continues to be written, in part, in Doha, Qatar. A delegation from the Taliban government began on Saturday, November 27, a series of meetings with representatives of Western countries to try … Read more

Algeria in search of a response to the Morocco-Israel military axis

Algeria in search of a response to the Morocco Israel military

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. Algerian Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra at a press conference in Algiers, August 24, 2021. RYAD KRAMDI / … Read more

Life on Mars search could be misled by false fossils, study says

Journal Reference: Sean McMahon, Julie Cosmidis. False biosignatures on Mars: anticipating ambiguity. Journal of the Geological Society, 2021; jgs2021-050 DOI: 10.1144/jgs2021-050 Rocks on Mars may contain numerous types of non-biological deposits that look similar to the kinds of fossils likely to be found if the planet ever supported life, a study says. Telling these false … Read more

Novel gene therapy platform speeds search for ways to cure blindness

Journal Reference: Bilge E Öztürk, Molly E Johnson, Michael Kleyman, Serhan Turunç, Jing He, Sara Jabalameli, Zhouhuan Xi, Meike Visel, Valérie L Dufour, Simone Iwabe, Felipe Pompeo Marinho, Gustavo D Aguirre, José-Alain Sahel, David V Schaffer, Andreas R Pfenning, John G Flannery, William A Beltran, William R Stauffer, Leah C Byrne. scAAVengr, a transcriptome-based pipeline … Read more