Yasmina Jraissati

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What Are Genetically Recoded Organisms?

Researchers have developed a new kind of genetic engineering that may be safer, with the power to make never-before-seen types of protein.<p>On a genetic level, all of life on Earth speaks the same language. We've all got DNA and/or its close cousin, RNA. All of our genetic material is composed of the …

LFF Film Review: Electro Shaabi

<i>By Ben Falk</i><p>‘Electro Shaabi’, written and directed by Hind Meddeb<p>Documentary films are supposed to take us inside a world, to give us a fresh insight …

Palestinian Muslims Struggle To Worship In Jerusalem For Ramadan's Final Friday Prayer At Al-Aqsa Mosque

On the last Friday prayer of this year's Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting, Palestinians struggled to reach Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem. The worshippers passed through multiple checkpoints and scaled walls with ladders in order to pray at one of Islam's most holy sites.<p>It is also Al Quds …

UN elects five new Security Council members

Saudi Arabia, Chad and Nigeria were elected by the UN General Assembly to serve a two-year term on the UN Security Council as human rights groups called for all three countries to improve their records.<p>Chile and Lithuania also won seats on the 15-member council on Thursday.<p>There are five …

The Best Chef in Brazil Visits Queens

This past Saturday, Alex Atala, the best chef in Brazil—some say the best in all of South America—was browsing the dusty aisles of the Rio Bonito Brazilian supermarket on Thirty-sixth Avenue, in Astoria, Queens. Atala, who has white hair and a slew of tattoos, was sporting jeans and a T-shirt that …

Atlas 2012 : « Ne pas reproduire le visible, mais rendre visible

Jamais nous n’avons eu accès à autant de données. Le développement de l’Internet à haut débit permet de consulter en temps réel des millions de …