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Paris's Louis Vuitton Foundation showcases contemporary African art

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Sparking an outrage: Saudi Arabia elected to UN commission on women's rights

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National Front's new leader steps down over Holocaust remark

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The profiles of exceptional women scientists, rewarded for their work and their amazing discoveries that will one day change our everyday lives. Every Sunday at 2.15 pm Paris time. And you can watch it online as early as Friday.

Latest update : 2017-04-21

Zhenan Bao: Breaking the barriers of futuristic skin

Born in China, Zhenan Bao now lives in the United States, where she is a chemist at Stanford University. She is developing electronic skin for multiple applications, particularly health care, and is working on transparent plastics for the flexible screens of new-generation smartphones. FRANCE 24 takes you to meet her.

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2017-04-10 science

Nicola Spaldin: The pioneer behind multiferroics

At 48, Nicola Spaldin, an American scientist at ETH Zurich, pioneers the research into multiferroics and the creation of new materials with as-yet-unknown applications.

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2017-04-03 women

Meeting the Chilean astronomer who shed new light on the universe

By discovering the first brown dwarf - the missing link between planets and stars - this astronomer, based in Santiago and president of the Chilean Academy of Sciences, shed new...

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