Recycling human skin: An alternative to animal testing?
09 November 2020 | 4:15 pm
For more than half a century, humans have required all new drugs to be tested on animals. Today, ethical alternatives are emerging. But can they replace animal studies? The Down to Earth team takes a closer look.
2 Feb 2020
The Hotteterre flute was created around 1710, and now researchers at Paris's Cité de la Musique laboratory have created an accurate reproduction of the instrument, a chance for musicians to faithfully recreate the sounds and moods of the epoch.
40 Nigerian health workers test positive for coronavirus, COVID-19 vaccine trial on humans begins in UK
23 Apr 2020
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21 Jun 2020
The global economy is facing its worst peacetime crisis in almost 100 years, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. In its latest forecast, the OECD warns the effects of the slump will be "dire and long-lasting" after a 6 percent plunge in global growth this year.
11 Aug 2020
Witch hunts are far from being a thing of the past — even in the 21st century. In many countries, this is still a sad reality for many women today. That is why August 10 has been declared a World Day against Witch Hunts.
12 Sep 2020
On Sudan's Tuti Island, where the Blue and White Nile meet, the highest river waters since records began have left people struggling hopelessly to hold back the rising floods.
27 Nov 2020
Denzel Washington has been named the Greatest Actor of the 21st Century (So Far), beating Isabelle Huppert and Daniel Day-Lewis into second and third place respectively.
25 Jul 2021
Annette Young talks to American author and journalist, Deborah Copaken, about her latest book 'Ladyparts,' on how the toll of life in modern-day America, played havoc with her health and her body.
14 Sep 2021
As the 13th edition of the International Forum on Cybersecurity comes to a close in Lille, we explore the growing risk of an escalation of conflict in cyberspace.
12 Oct 2021
Europe's bear population is on the increase and in the French Pyrenees, bears and farmers have been struggling to cohabit. But over in northern Spain's Cantabrian Mountains, NGOs have found solutions to ensure that bears and humans can live side by side in harmony. So what's their secret? Our France 2 colleagues report, with FRANCE 24's Camille Nedelec.
28 Nov 2021
Despite being the first genocide of the 20th century, the 1904-1908 massacre of the indigenous Herero and Nama peoples by German colonial troops in Namibia remains a little-known chapter of history. It was not until May of this year that Berlin officially recognised its responsibility for the atrocities. Our regional correspondents report.
13 Dec 2021
Ari Folman's latest animated feature explores the identity and legacy of the world's most famous young diarist, as the Israeli filmmaker asks "Where is Anne Frank"? After his groundbreaking 2008 film "Waltz with Bashir" recounting his experience of the Lebanese war, Folman has turned to one of history's most compelling figures for his latest project. He sat down with us to tell us what Anne Frank means to people today.
13 Dec 2021
One in 10 workers in the EU are employed by digital platforms such as Uber or Deliveroo. EU Jobs and Social Rights Commissioner Nicolas Schmit told DW the so-called gig economy must be forced to obey their rights.
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The governor of Sudan's Darfur region has urged citizens to arm themselves amid fears of escalating violence. A shaky nationwide truce is due to expire tomorrow.
41 mins ago
As treaty talks over plastic pollution begin in Paris, we find out why recycling schemes, rather than reducing use, may not be that green of an idea. We take a look at different reactions to Recep Tayyip Erdogan's re-election. Reactions to Juliette Triet’s Palme D'or speech also continue to roll in, with the French media having widely different takes. Finally, we find out about a bear with a sneaky sweet tooth.
41 mins ago
Crackdowns on climate activists in Germany and Italy are evidence that protests are gaining attention. Authorities must navigate both public opinion and criminal law in their response.
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1 day ago
Recep Tayyip Erdogan has secured yet another term in office, after an historic election which went to a runoff. The Turkish leader fought back a tough challenge from opposition candidate Kemal Kilicdaroglu.