Thursday, 23rd May 2024

Will space labs soon help cure cancer?

Could we soon get better drugs and faster computers thanks to research and production in space? Some companies are betting big on the idea of working in zero gravity. Here's how you can benefit.

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14 May
For the third consecutive night, space enthusiasts from around the world have had the chance to admire magnificent multi-coloured auroras dancing in the skies across the Northern Hemisphere. These northern lights are a result of increased solar activity. FRANCE 24's Julia Sieger explains.
4 days ago
A 2024 Global Citizen Prize winner – Andrew Ddebme – spoke to FRANCE 24 about the joys of having his work recognised by the international organisation. Ddebme is the founder of MobiKlinic, a digital solution that has helped rural communities in Africa access better healthcare. Ddebme also told his own personal story that led him from the slums of Kampala to becoming an entrepreneur.
18 May
Elon Musk announces plans to charge new X users for basic functions
3 days ago
A slew of announcements from OpenAI and Google this week brought us to the brink of human-like AI assistants. Generative artificial intelligence is getting faster, and being applied to an increasing number of tasks.
2 days ago
Indonesia, a vast archipelago of more than 17,000 islands has a population of more than 270 million but millions of people still don't have access to the internet.
1 day ago
One of Europe's largest tech conferences kicks off in Paris this Wednesday. Startups will meet investors, and guest speakers including Elon Musk will discuss the role of artificial intelligence at the VivaTech event.