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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.

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.

French press review 27 January 2015

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