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The outbreak of the mosquito-borne Zika virus in Brazil began in April 2015
02/02/2016 - FRANCE – ZIKA

France’s Sanofi to search for Zika vaccine

French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi announced Tuesday it was launching a project to develop a vaccine for the Zika virus after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared it to be a global health ...
Global warming impact on the Alps clear for scientists, less so for ski resorts
30/11/2015 - Spotlight on France

Global warming impact on the Alps clear for scientists, less so for ski resorts

The French ski industry is a two-billion euro a year business, and it depends on a resource that is being threatened by global warming: snow.
Entrepreneurship in Senegal, part 2
27/10/2015 - International report

Entrepreneurship in Senegal, part 2

Do you know where your food comes from? In Senegal, the locavore movement is growing. A locavore is one who eats foods grown locally whenever possible.
The golden sarcophagus of King Tutankhamun in his burial chamber at the Valley of the Kings, close to Luxor.
12/10/2015 - Report: Egypt

New research on Nefertiti's tomb whips up enthusiasm, and criticism

It's a theory that has got everyone talking - starting with archeologists.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
03/10/2015 - France - Japan

French PM Valls discusses nuclear, China, culture on Japan visit

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls met Japanese PM Shinzo Abe on Saturday during a three-day visit to the country

Sperm is injected into an egg in an in vitro fertilisation lab
18/09/2015 - France

French research team patents lab-grown human sperm cells

French researchers say they have patented a method to create in-vitro human sperm using stem cells harvested from infertile men.

26/08/2015

French press review 26 August 2015

Le Monde leads with the consequences the Monday's stock market crash saying it has put the Chinese regime to a test.
Firefights at the Cité des Sciences et Industries Museum at La Villette in Paris on Thursday
20/08/2015 - France

Huge fire at Paris science museum

A huge fire broke out overnight at one of Europe's biggest science museums, the Cité des sciences in Paris, engulfing a building site of some 10,000 metres in smoke and flames.
Kenya's President, Uhuru Kenyatta, a left-hander
13/08/2015 - Africa

African lefties speak out on International Left-Handers Day

How left-handers are perceived is changing in Africa, says Armand Butera, a member of the Left-handers club in Kigali, as members celebrate International Left-Handers day worldwide.

Antiretrovirals used in the treatement of HIV/Aids.
21/07/2015 - FRANCE - Canada

French teen born with HIV in remission 12 years on

A French teenager born with HIV has been in remission for 12 years after stopping her medication, a world first that renews hope for the prospect of early treatment.
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