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23/05/2015

French press review 23 May 2015

The French press turns its eye toward the Mediterranean with a story calling it the largest cemetery of migrants crossing to Europe, and a look at microscopic organisms collected in the sea in a ...
A sperm cell attempts to penetrate an ovum coat to fertilize it.
08/05/2015 - France

French scientists claim world’s first lab-grown human sperm cells

A French laboratory has announced that it has obtained complete human sperm in vitro - a world first, although experts have reacted cautiously to an apparent success that scientists have been chasing ...
Uganda-bound superbananas genetically modified in the US
07/05/2015 - Uganda

Uganda ruling party greenlights superbananas and other GMO

Uganda's ruling party has approved a bill that will give the green light to superbananas and other genetically modified foods.
Sharing a farm dream in Argentina and Bengali New Year
25/04/2015 - The Sound Kitchen

Sharing a farm dream in Argentina and Bengali New Year

In this week's Sound Kitchen, Bengali New Year's greetings, quiz winners and RFI Traveller Alexandra Waldhorn who gives us a taste of music from Latin America.

Xylella has not yet infected French olive groves, but there are concerns it could affect vineyards.
17/04/2015 - France - Italy

Olive-killing Xylella bacteria found in France but experts say don't panic

A strain of bacteria that has decimated Italian olive trees has been found in France, although researchers say it does not mean it will spread.
20/03/2015

French press review 20 March 2015

French press in wave of reactions to the deadly terrorist attack in Tunisia.

More than 200 skeletons have been discovered beneath a supermarket on Boulevard Sebastopol in Paris.
03/03/2015 - FRANCE

Hundreds of skeletons found in cellar of Paris supermarket

French archeologists are trying to unravel the secret of 200 human skeletons found in mass graves beneath a Monoprix supermarket in the centre of Paris.
14/02/2015 - European Union

Final shipment of astronaut trash set to leave international space station

An unmanned space ship will undock from the International Space Station – the last in a series of European cargo ships that has delivered supplies to astronauts since 2008.

Kerala starts drive to get rural India online
11/02/2015 - International report

Kerala starts drive to get rural India online

A new ambitious multi-billion dollar high-speed broadband connection in India is planning to link the country’s villages.
27/01/2015

French press review 27 January 2015

There's a Greek clean sweep across this morning's front pages.

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