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Tagwa Badredine Al-Hum, Sudan’s Smartest Girl

On September 3, 2011, Tagwa Badredine Al-Hum’s family was celebrating a holiday near their hometown of Damazin, the capital of Blue Nile state in Sudan when airstrikes began to pound the city. The family packed their few belongings—along with 13 cows and goats—and fled to a refugee camp across the border in Ethiopia. Eventually, the relatives ended up ... More
In: World
Particle accelerators: making life better since 1932



Article by Stephanie Swift on SciLogs. More
The United Nations’ Responsibility for the Haitian Cholera Epidemic

This report addresses the responsibility of the United Nations (U.N.) for the cholera epidemic in Haiti—one of the largest cholera epidemics in modern history. The report provides a comprehensive analysis of the evidence that the U.N. brought cholera to Haiti, relevant international legal and humanitarian standards necessary to understand U.N. ... More
In: World
Hip-hop can’t stop, won’t stop in Burma

Things move slow. And the country is still pretty conservative. But now people are really open to new things, showing different stuff that would be normal in America 21-year-old rappers Ash and X-Box explain the challenges that came with creating hip-hop culture in a military dictatorship. Read article on GlobalPost. More
In: Music
François Hollande : panthéonisez des femmes !



Alors que le Panthéon a vocation à honorer les grands personnages qui ont fait l’Histoire de France, seules deux femmes y reposent pour 71 hommes : Marie Curie, deux fois prix Nobel, pionnière de la physique nucléaire, et Sophie Berthelot … pour ne pas être séparée de son mari Marcellin Berthelot, chimiste et homme politique. ... More
In: Misc.

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