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Paris as a model for Auckland? – In the News

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on July 14th, 2017.

The French capital is styling itself as a leader in modern ways to fight climate change and become more resilient. NZ Herald science reporter Jamie Morton looks at what Auckland can learn from Paris. Following a trip to the City of Lights, hosted by the French government, the series highlighted some of the developments in […]

French breast implant concern – experts respond

John Kerr posted in on December 23rd, 2011.

International concern is growing over the high rupture rate of a particular brand of silicone breast implant, compounded by fears that implant may also increase cancer risk. The French company implant Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) was shut down in 2010 after authorities recalled its implants when surgeons reported abnormally high rupture rates. It was later […]

Explosion at French nuclear reactor – experts respond

John Kerr posted in on September 13th, 2011.

An explosion at a French nuclear reactor has killed one person and injured others, but experts say there is no need for concern regarding radiation leakage. The explosion occurred at the Marcoule nuclear site, in a part of the facility used to melt down metals. No increases in radiation levels have been detected. More information can […]

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