ecology

Covid-19: is it too late to get vaccinated again before Christmas?

Covid-19: is it too late to get vaccinated again before Christmas?

by Louis Valleau Published yesterday at 16:36, Updated yesterday at 16:51 Administration of a dose of Pfizer’s bivalent vaccine against Covid-19 to a patient at a vaccination center in Nice on December 7, 2022. ERIC GAILLARD / REUTERS APPROACH- As the holiday season approaches, the fourth dose recall campaign is in full swing. Time is …

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Artemis mission: after a flyby of the Moon, the Orion capsule begins its return to Earth

Artemis mission: after a flyby of the Moon, the Orion capsule begins its return to Earth

IN IMAGES, IN PHOTOS – A week ago, this brand new ship broke the distance record for a habitable capsule, venturing just over 432,000 km from our planet. NASA’s Orion space capsule flew over the Moon on Monday, December 5, less than 130 kilometers from its surface, a spectacular maneuver that marks the beginning of …

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NASA tries for the third time to launch its megarocket to the Moon

NASA tries for the third time to launch its megarocket to the Moon

Fifty years after the last Apollo mission, this unmanned test flight, which will take off tonight and circumnavigate the Moon without landing, should confirm that the vehicle is safe for a future crew. Third test of NASA’s new megarocket: liftoff of the Artemis 1 mission is scheduled for the night of Tuesday, November 15 to …

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Nantes: by betting on ecology and social issues, these companies hire better

For them, it is not about waiting for the example to come from above. Many companies have been committed from their inception to a corporate social responsibility (CSR) approach. Behind this acronym hides a whole range of concrete actions implemented to comply with environmental and social commitments. In the tech sector, employers sometimes have a …

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Route du Rhum: On his linen boat, Roland Jourdain stands out

Route du Rhum: On his linen boat, Roland Jourdain stands out

Saint-Malo (Ille-et-Vilaine), reportage Roland Jourdain is no stranger to the Saint-Malo pontoons. the one everyone calls “ bilou » will run the Rum Route for the fourth time. This transatlantic race that will link the city of Saint-Malo with Pointe-à-Pitre, in Guadeloupe, will start on November 6. It takes place every four years. “ It’s …

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A psychedelic treatment for depression?

A psychedelic treatment for depression?

Researchers have just published the largest clinical trial ever conducted to assess the effect of psilocybin, a psychoactive substance found naturally in hallucinogenic mushrooms. For years, scientists have been studying the therapeutic effect of psychedelics, substances that are often banned. However, despite this renewed interest, large-scale studies are still lacking. On Wednesday, researchers took an …

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The tiger mosquito responsible for the first case of autochthonous arbovirosis in New Aquitaine

The tiger mosquito responsible for the first case of autochthonous arbovirosis in New Aquitaine

By Jean Citone Published yesterday at 14:57, Updated yesterday at 18:59 85% of the Gironde population is currently affected by the proliferation of the tiger mosquito. frank29052515 / stock.adobe.com Present in Gironde since 2004, the tiger mosquito is increasingly present in Bordeaux and in the department, adapting very well to the urban environment. Le Figaro …

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In Europe, the race for lithium, a great challenge for the energy transition

In Europe, the race for lithium, a great challenge for the energy transition

While the European Union wants to generalize the use of the electric car by 2035, the need for essential metals for the production of batteries, in particular lithium, will skyrocket. Currently, the market is dominated by a handful of countries, but the EU wants to play its cards right by exploiting its subsoil. “We want …

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