Shlomo Ben-Ami H
  • How a Harvard-affiliated lab in Botswana became the first to identify the Omicron variant

    But one line stuck out: It looked like a swath of multiple mutations. It was Friday, November 19. Moyo’s lab in Gaborone, Botswana, a city just over the northern border of South Africa, had been sequencing the genomes of about 95 coronavirus...

  • A farewell to 'glorious' war

    Donald Rumsfeld's dogma of military "transformation" - the technological upgrading of an army's capacity to enable decisive victory with fewer troops - failed resoundingly in Iraq. For could Israel, with its overwhelming technological advantage,...

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