The Joro spider hits the east coast of the USA

A first specimen of the Joro spider was observed in the United States in 2013, in the city of Hoschton, in the State of Georgia, probably arriving in the territory in cargo containers. Since then, the presence of this species has also been reported in other neighboring states, those of South Carolina, Tennessee and Oklahoma. … Read more

Many cold-blooded species hardly age (research)

Being a tortoise, the secret of eternal youth? The low aging observed in cold-blooded species calls into question, according to two studies published Thursday, the idea that progressive biological degradation, which leads to the death of animals, is inevitable. Apart from a few specific cases – such as the 190-year-old “Jonathan” tortoise – the issue … Read more

Discovery of the world’s largest micro organism

Can be caught with tweezers: The world’s largest bacterium, 5,000 times larger than its peers and with a much more complex structure, was discovered in Guadeloupe, according to a study published Thursday in the journal Science. The “Thiomargarita magnifica” measures up to two centimeters, looks like an “eyelash” and shakes the codes of microbiology, Olivier … Read more

President Zelensky talks to the UdeM scholar neighborhood

Credit: Benjamin Seropian Students at Université de Montréal were privileged to hear from Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky and chat with him during a virtual meeting on June 22nd. Organized by the University of Toronto and broadcast live on UofM, this meeting aimed to discuss how Canada – and Canadian universities in particular – can support … Read more

Genius within the air – Information

Professor David RancourtPhoto: UdeS – Michel Caron When engineering mixes with aeronautics, it makes for beautiful projects. This is even more true when the environmental component enters the equation. Maintaining aircraft performance and reducing their environmental impact is the mission that David Rancourt, professor of mechanical engineering, and his research teams have set out to … Read more

Pupil shot lifeless at college in Amman

CAIRO: A tsunami threat looms over major cities along or near the Mediterranean Sea, the UN has warned. There is almost a 100% chance that a wave of more than one meter high will hit these cities in the next thirty years, said the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco). She added that … Read more

World’s largest micro organism found in Guadeloupe

(Pointe-à-Pitre) Can be picked up with tweezers: the largest bacterium in the world, 5000 times larger than its peers and with a much more complex structure, was discovered in Guadeloupe, according to a study published Thursday in the journal Science. Posted at 2:06 pm. Cécile REMUSAT French media agency “Thiomargarita magnifica” measures up to two … Read more

Burkina Faso: INSS and Uppsala College have fun 25 years of partnership

The opening ceremony of the end-of-project workshop called “Burkina Faso seen from below” and the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the agreement between the Institute of Social Sciences (INSS) and the University of Uppsala, Sweden, took place this Thursday fair, June 23, 2022, in Ouagadougou. This workshop aims to present the results of research … Read more

Good causes to review in Scandinavia

Denmark, Finland, Norway or Sweden, the countries of northern Europe seduce for the quality and originality of their teaching, their campuses, their sports facilities and the change of scenery they offer. Overview of training strengths in Nordic countries. Scandinavian countries are always attracting more students. In 2012-2013, almost 5,000 French people chose them as a … Read more