Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:05:24 -0500 In France, These Young Voters Dream of a President Le Pen The National Front’s popularity among young people in France has been on the rise, and a 25-year-old is trying to put a fresh face on a party associated with the uglier side of nationalism and Europe's far right.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:27:03 GMT How Marine Le Pen hopes to lure France’s disgruntled far left Marine Le Pen has urged dithering supporters of the hard-left “Unsubmissive France” not to “submit” to Emmanuel Macron, attempting to portray her rival for the French presidency as the embodiment of the “neoliberal” capitalism they abhor.
A team of scientists from UCLA, lead by Dr. Stephen Young, cardiologist, and Dr. Anne Beigneux, french molecular biologist, have discovered that an autoimmune mecanism could also be a cause of the hypertriglyceridemia disease.
CNES participated to SATELLITE 2017 held in Washington D.C. from 6 to 9 March. Every year, this event is a focus for the world's space industry. CNES President Jean-Yves Le Gall took part in the Satellite Executive of the Year Winners Circle panel discussion on ‘Visions of the Future Satellite Industry: Business Beyond SATELLITE 2017'.
The France and Chicago Collaborating in The Sciences (FACCTS) program, created by the France Chicago Center and supported by the Office for Science and Technology in the United States, aims at encouraging closer relationships between researchers from the University of Chicago, the Argonne National Laboratory and the Fermilab on the one hand, and high-level research teams in France on the other hand. In 2017, FACCTS awarded 15 research teams.
This year, the 8th edition of the Gordon Research Conference devoted to glial cells was held in Ventura, California. These highly prestigious conferences bring together the world's top researchers in a given field.
Wednesday 8 March, CNES President Jean-Yves Le Gall visited NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) at the invitation of its Director Michael Watkins and Deputy Director Larry James. He also visited Caltech, where he gave a talk. These meetings served to review current and future projects and to reaffirm the close ties that France and the United States have forged working together on oceanography missions and Mars exploration.