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Oct 29, 2014 12:00 PM ET
Does France really deserve the reputation it has in some corners for being a bit too easily inclined to surrender? Tara takes a look at the country's surprisingly formidable role in the world, considering the middling size of its military.
Oct 20, 2014 11:30 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
One of three newly found prehistoric arm bones, likely from a Neanderthal, suggests that the individual had a muscle injury near the shoulder.
Jul 10, 2014 08:20 AM ET // Joseph Castro, LiveScience.com Contributor
The earliest case of Down syndrome comes from a 5- to 7-year-old child who lived in medieval France some 1,500 years ago.
Jun 6, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Amanda Onion
The Allied invasion of Normandy was the largest of its kind in history and set the stage for Nazi surrender.
Apr 25, 2014 08:00 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
New genetic evidence casts further doubt on the authenticity of a grisly French relic: a gourd long believed to be stained with the blood of Louis XVI.
Oct 9, 2013 07:00 PM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
A mummified head identified three years ago as that of French king Henry IV may not belong to him, according to a new study.
Dec 19, 2011 04:04 PM ET // Tim Wall
Vineyard records dating back to the 14th century show that the time to harvest pinot noir correlates with ocean temperatures.