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Suspected chemical attack in Syria: Gunfire delays deployment of inspectors

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Cashing in on local French currencies

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Life on the canals of northern France

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What lies ahead for Cuba after the Castros?

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Discovering and harnessing the power of the sun

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Can France bid 'adieu' to popular weedkiller glyphosate?

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Harmful for your health: When gender bias affects medical diagnosis

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We explore the digital revolution and check out the latest technological trends. Every Saturday at 2.15 pm Paris time. Or you can catch it online from Friday.

Latest update : 2011-12-21

2011: A revolutionary year

Millions of people took to the streets in 2011 to protest against their governments, against corporations and in support of the environment. While there were complex social, economic and political forces that compelled people to rally, technology played a critical role in mobilizing these protestors.

By Eric Olander

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2018-04-20 technology

Discovering and harnessing the power of the sun

NASA is on the hunt for new planets. On April 19, it sent a probe into space to scan the universe for cosmic bodies where life may exist. The American space exploration agency...

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2018-04-13 technology

Waking up to data mining

With Facebook back in the news, public awareness of the realities of data mining is on the increase. In this week's show, we take a look at how the digital generation is waking...

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2018-04-06 technology

Robotics meets the arts

How can robots aid the creative process? We take a look at an exhibition at Paris's Grand Palais entitled "Artists and Machines". We also explore the other side of the coin with...

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2018-03-30 Kenya

Kenya: East Africa's epicentre of innovation

This week, Tech 24 visits Kenya where we take the pulse of Nairobi's thriving startup scene. Also, what of the role of women in tech? We check out apps making a difference in...

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2018-03-23 technology

Tech meets healthcare: Gadgets for chronic diseases

In this week's Tech 24, we take a look at healthcare innovations, from the future of antibiotics to gadgets that make life easier for sufferers of epilepsy and Parkinson's...

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