So far diverse, current crocodiles are remains of a group that walked side by side with dinosaurs – 01/31/2021 – science

The reptiles known as crocodiles, alligators, and gavials (animals with a very long and thin snout found in India) are today a pale representation of the diversity that existed in the past. While the current 24 species are all freshwater species (with the exception of two species that have also adapted to saltwater), there have … Read more

With the drop in the number of coronaviruses, the United States sees a turning point in the health crisis – 01/31/2021 – World

The leading country in Covid-19 deaths and infections, the United States seems to be seeing a turning point in the coronavirus pandemic. After a spike in hospitalizations, cases and deaths earlier this year, the numbers are showing signs of pulling back. The forecasts published by the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention in the … Read more

Russia arrests more than 500 people to show support for opponents – 01/31/2021 – World

Russian police have already arrested around 519 people on Sunday (31) during protests in support of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny that took place across the country, the OVD-Info protest monitor said. In Moscow alone, around 100 people were arrested. City officials said around 300 people participated in what they described as an unauthorized protest. The … Read more

Six months later, Belarusian opposition adopts “ white guerrillas ” against dictatorship – 30/01/2021 – World

Katia taught at the university, Nasta celebrated her own apartment, Maria played the flute, Svetlana just wanted to be a housewife, and Aleksandr ruled Belarus. Six months later, Katia was fired, Nasta is in a refugee camp, Maria is incarcerated, Svetlana found out about politics, and Aleksandr rules Belarus. It is in the same position … Read more