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Nobel Prize in Physiology/Medicine 2021: Learnings From Chili, Wasabi and Menthol

Medicine: Hanna Kurlanda-Witek

Nobel Prize in Physiology/Medicine 2021: Learnings From Chili, Wasabi and Menthol

One sense is shared by all living organisms: Touch. David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian share the Nobel Prize in Medicine/Physiology 2021 for their discoveries of receptors for touch and temperature.

Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2021: A Greener and More Efficient Way of Chemical Synthesis

Chemistry: Neysan Donnelly

Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2021: A Greener and More Efficient Way of Chemical Synthesis

Benjamin List and David MacMillan receive the 2021 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the development of a powerful and sustainable method that has revolutionised the way to synthesise many important compounds.

Nobel Prize in Physics: Distilling Complexity of Our Climate and Other Systems

Physics: Ben Skuse

Nobel Prize in Physics: Distilling Complexity of Our Climate and Other Systems

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2021 will be awarded to three scientists who have been predicting climate change for a long time.

Open Source Hardware: The Benefit of Sharing Knowledge

Medicine: Lukas Winter

Open Source Hardware: The Benefit of Sharing Knowledge

The use of open source hardware, the publication of data on physical objects, is expanding. Lindau Alumnus Lukas Winter is very involved in this issue.

How Nobel-Winning Physics Might Lead To a Green Revolution

Physics: Ben Skuse

How Nobel-Winning Physics Might Lead To a Green Revolution

Three ideas from Physics to produce energy in a climate-friendly way.

Tackling Climate Change: Low Hanging Fruit and Hidden Emissions

Physics: Neysan Donnelly

Tackling Climate Change: Low Hanging Fruit and Hidden Emissions

What are the most promising strategies to stop climate change?

Arthur Ashkin: Inventor, Innovator and Inspiration

Physics: Ben Skuse

Arthur Ashkin: Inventor, Innovator and Inspiration

Arthur Ashkin was 96 years old when he received the Nobel Prize for his discoveries in the field of laser. He died one year ago. Time to reflect his life and work.

Incubator for Innovative Ideas

Medicine: Martine Abboud

Incubator for Innovative Ideas

2018 Lindau Alumna Martine Abboud has founded a start-up that equips entrepreneurs with business skills.

When Support Replaces Competition

Medicine: Daniela Thiel

When Support Replaces Competition

Crowdfight connects researchers worldwide for support to answer scientific questions.

How Auction Theory Could Help Distribute Vaccines Equitably Across the World

Economic Sciences: Tibi Puiu

How Auction Theory Could Help Distribute Vaccines Equitably Across the World

When auctions are well-designed, they benefit everyone, including the bidders and the auctioneers. Maybe a way to distribute vaccines worldwide?

Topics of the Lindau Online Sciathon 2021

Lindau: Christoph Schumacher

Topics of the Lindau Online Sciathon 2021

The topics of the Lindau Online Sciathon 2021 are based on the panel discussions of #LINO70.

Being a Problem Solver

Economic Sciences: Oluwabunmi Adejumo

Being a Problem Solver

2022 young economist Oluwabunmi Adejumo decided to work on different perspectives on the economies of sub-Saharan Africa.