By Clément Paule. Translation: Lea Sharkey.
On March 4, 2016, a study published in the Cell Stem Cell Review specified the relation between the Zika virus and specific neurological disorders, such as GBS (Guillain-Barré Syndrome), characterised by progressive paralysis…
By Clément Paule. Translation: Lea Sharkey
On the evening of August 12, 2015, a blast shook off Tianjin City, the fourth most populated urban area of the People’s Republic of China. According to Chinese media, the incident had been caused by accidental fire of a storage station containing ethanol and alcohol based products…
By Valérie Le Brenne
Translation: Lawrence Myers
Passage au crible n° 126
On April 6, 2015, the Thunder sank in the waters of São Tomé and Principe. Accused of illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU) and suspected of human trafficking, this vessel flying the Nigerian flag was the subject of a purple notice given by Interpol in 2003. The captain of the Bob Barker – a Sea Shepherd ship launched in pursuit of the poacher more than one hundred days ago – immediately declared that it was a matter of scuttling.
By Simon Uzenat
Passage au crible n°7
So far, the WHO (World Health Organization), has counted nearly 8.000 deaths – 650 of them in Europe – caused by the influenza A virus (HINI). For its part, France has recorded 750.000 medical consultations merely for the period from November 16 – 22, 2009, an increase of 72%…