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Major firms to attend climate summit in Paris

Major firms to attend climate summit in Paris

France, which is hosting the arend United Nations climate summit in Paris, has tied up with companies such as IKEA, BNP Paribas, Michelin and EDF to finance the event.

French film "Dheepan" emerges surprise winner of Palme d'Or at Cannes

French film "Dheepan" emerges surprise winner of Palme d'Or at Cannes

The Palme d'Or at the 68th Cannes Film Festival has been bagged by French director Jacques Audiard's film "Dheepan." The film – which was the surprise winner of the award – unfolds the story of a fami

Rene Descartes had sinus tumour

Rene Descartes had sinus tumour

Researchers performed a scan on French mathematician and philosopher Rene Descartes' brain and found that he had a tumor in his right sinus.

XPrize inspired from Orteig’s Prize

XPrize inspired from Orteig’s Prize

On October 4, 2004, Scaled Composites became the winner of the Ansari XPrize. After a decade, the whole aspect has evolved into an international organization for global goods.

Air France Withdraws Plan to transfer Activities after Prolonged Strike by Pilots

Air France Withdraws Plan to transfer Activities after Prolonged Strike by Pilot

Air France-KLM has withdrawn a plan because of persisting strike by its pilots, said French Transport Minister Alain Vidalies on Wednesday.

Christine Lagarde faces Official Investigation

Christine Lagarde faces Official Investigation

Christine Lagarde, head of the International Monetary Fund is facing investigation for her role in an arbitration case that dates back to the time when she was French finance minister.

Vinneo Project Collaborates with Scientists to widen the Range of Wines in France

Vinneo Project Collaborates with Scientists to widen the Range of Wines in Franc

A group of wine cooperatives in southwest France is working with leading scientists to create and improve the flavors of their wines by working on available grape varieties.

International Researchers Unveil Genetic Blueprint of Wheat

International Researchers Unveil Genetic Blueprint of Wheat

The research team at the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium, has unveiled more information about a genetic blueprint of wheat, also known as common wheat.

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A First: Astronomers detect Exoplanet in Visible Light

For the first time, scientists have imaged a world orbiting a star other than the sun in the visible part of electromagnetic spectrum. They have detected exoplanet 51 Pegasi b in visible light.

Astronomers explained that this exoplanet is the member of a class of ‘hot Jupiters’. The popular planet, also known as Bellerophon, is situated...

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