Theodore Roosevelt, a debunked American hero

Theodore Roosevelt a debunked American hero

Workers secure the statue of Theodore Roosevelt after removing it from the entrance to the Museum of Natural History in New York on January 20, 2022. CAITLIN OCHS / REUTERS LETTER FROM NEW YORK The XXe century was American, and its hero was called Theodore Roosevelt. President of the United States from 1901 to 1909, … Read more

Epstein case: a complaint for sexual assault against Prince Andrew deemed admissible by American justice

Epstein case a complaint for sexual assault against Prince Andrew

Prince Andrew, here in June 2020, is the subject of a civil lawsuit in New York. LINDSEY PARNABY / AFP The decision of the American justice was at least expected. Lawyers for British Prince Andrew have not obtained from the judge of the federal court in Manhattan the dismissal of a civil complaint for “sexual … Read more

Nits on ancient mummies shed light on South American ancestry

Journal Reference: Mikkel W Pedersen, Catia Antunes, Binia De Cahsan, J Víctor Moreno-Mayar, Martin Sikora, Lasse Vinner, Darren Mann, Pavel B Klimov, Stuart Black, Catalina Teresa Michieli, Henk R Braig, M Alejandra Perotti. Ancient human genomes and environmental DNA from the cement attaching 2,000 year-old head lice nits. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 2021; DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msab351 … Read more

A year after the assault on Capitol Hill, back to the day when American democracy faltered

A year after the assault on Capitol Hill back to

Supporters of Donald Trump demonstrate outside Capitol Hill in Washington on January 6, 2021. ALEX EDELMAN / AFP Donald Trump’s children are not known for their crises of conscience. However, on January 6, 2021, they are terrified. As are dozens of elected Republicans. Or the biggest stars of the conservative Fox News channel. Their partisan … Read more

Death of American researcher Edward Osborne Wilson, father of sociobiology and defender of biodiversity

Death of American researcher Edward Osborne Wilson father of sociobiology

American researcher Edward Osborne Wilson, March 1, 2000. JOHN FOLEY / OPALE His work is so vast that some have believed to see in him a “New Darwin”, when others nicknamed him more affectionately « Ant Man », the ant man. American biologist Edward Osborne Wilson died on December 26, 2021 in Burlington, Massachusetts, at … Read more