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Sweden Cancels Agreement With Elsevier Over Open Access
Ashley Yeager | May 16, 2018
A consortium of institutions will not renew its contract with the publisher that ends in June, following the lead of organizations in other countries.
French Scientists Petition for Firm Stance Against Springer
Diana Kwon | Apr 11, 2018
More than 2,000 signatories urge a national consortium of French academic institutions to refuse an increase in journal subscription fees.
France Announces Winners of “Make Our Planet Great Again” Grants
Catherine Offord | Dec 11, 2017
French President Emmanuel Macron awards millions of euros in research funding to climate scientists who will relocate from the U.S. and elsewhere to France.
French Scientists Question Macron’s Climate Pledge to the U.S.
Aggie Mika | Jun 13, 2017
Rather than offering grant funds to US researchers, some French researchers wish Macron would commit to funding domestic labs.
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Staff | Jun 1, 2017
March for Science, Trumping the EPA, the French election, and more
Macron’s Election Win Cheered by Scientists
Ashley P. Taylor | May 8, 2017
The future French president’s goals are pro-science, yet he will need parliamentary support.
Chikungunya Transmission in France
Molly Sharlach | Oct 24, 2014
The World Health Organization reports four locally acquired cases of the virus in the country.
Nobel Prize Winner François Jacob Dies
Kate Yandell | Apr 26, 2013
The 92-year-old bacterial geneticist who helped pioneer the study of gene regulation has passed away.
Anti-GM Crop Study Gets Audited
Beth Marie Mole | Sep 25, 2012
European agencies will evaluate a recent study that links genetically modified corn to early death.