Four satellites were to be launched from French Guiana on Thursday with the goal of providing more affordable internet to countries with minimal service.
French surgeons announced on Wednesday that a mother gave birth to a healthy baby following the first in utero intervention to repair the potentially dangerous congenital disorder.
The French Academy of Science has awarded its top prize to Joel Lebowitz, a professor of physics and mathematics at Rutgers University
Scientists say they have unravelled the oldest DNA ever retrieved from a Homo sapiens bone, shedding light on human colonisation of the planet.
A French scientist was awarded a top science prize, for his work on brain stimulation in Parkinson's disease.