Daily Archives: July 11, 2017

10 Scientific Ideas That Scientists Wish You Would Stop Misusing

by Annalee Newitz

Many ideas have left the world of science and made their way into everyday language — and unfortunately, they are almost always used incorrectly. We asked a group of scientists to tell us which scientific terms they believe are the most widely misunderstood. Here are ten of them.

France | French police evict thousands of migrants camped in northern Paris

French police evicted thousands of migrants living on sidewalks in an area of northern Paris as dawn broke on Friday – many of them people who fled war or strife in countries as far away as Sudan, Eritrea and Afghanistan.

Dozens of police and white police vans moved in at around 5 a.m. (0300 GMT) to clear the area where Paris City Hall official Dominique Versini said numbers have swollen to between 2,000 and 2,500 people.

Rojava. Les Kurdes entre utopie et guerres

Jean Michel Morel

Un autre futur pour le Kurdistan. Municipalisme libertaire et confédéralisme démocratique de Pierre Bance et l’ouvrage collectif mené sous la direction de Stephen Bouquin, Mireille Court et Chris Den Hond, La Commune du Rojava. L’alternative kurde à l’État-nation sont deux livres récemment publiés qui tentent d’éclairer, au-delà du dur combat pour un Kurdistan confédéral et démocratique, le projet de société, l’utopie émancipatrice qui guide les Kurdes.