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Hallmarks of a Nobel Career

Life as a Scientist: Ben Skuse

Hallmarks of a Nobel Career

Nobel Prize winning scientists are often regarded as lone geniuses, born with an insight into the inner workings of nature us mere mortals could never hope to achieve. The truth is far more interesting.

Participants of #LINO22 – Magnets for Hydrogen Production

Chemistry: Jayeeta Saha

Participants of #LINO22 – Magnets for Hydrogen Production

Jayeeta Saha, participant of #LINO70 and #LINO22, completed her PhD within the last year. In this post she presents her research about hydrogen production and gives some tips on sessions in the mediatheque from the 70th Lindau Meeting.

Young scientists at #LINO22 – Dark Matter of the Biological Universe

Chemistry: Conor Crawford

Young scientists at #LINO22 – Dark Matter of the Biological Universe

#LINO22 participant Conor Crawford introduces us to the so called "glyco verse" where sugar molecules play the central role.

Why the Webb Telescope Will Rewrite the Cosmic History Books

Physics: Ben Skuse

Why the Webb Telescope Will Rewrite the Cosmic History Books

The James Webb Space Telescope is expected to shed light on the formation and evolution of galaxies, expose distant habitable worlds and much, much more.  

Participants of #LINO22 – Virtual Lab Simulations

Chemistry: Lucka Bibic

Participants of #LINO22 – Virtual Lab Simulations

Lučka Bibič participated in #LINO70 and is exited to experience the Lindau Meeting onsite this summer. She is an expert for science communication and gamification.

The Chemistry of Antibodies

Chemistry: Hanna Kurlanda-Witek

The Chemistry of Antibodies

Fifty years ago, 1972, Gerald M. Edelman and Rodney R. Porter were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine “for their discoveries concerning the chemical structure of antibodies”. Antibodies play a integral role, in medicine, for example during the corona pandemic.

Participants of #LINO22 – Fundamental Questions

Chemistry: Robert Mayer

Participants of #LINO22 – Fundamental Questions

Robert Mayer deals with questions around the origin of life. As #LINO70 was a great experience for him,he is looking forward to participating onsite this year

A Crack in the Foundations of Particle Physics?

Physics: Ben Skuse

A Crack in the Foundations of Particle Physics?

The Standard Model of particle physics is under scrutiny. Will it be confirmed or revised? This article gives an overview about the current discussions.

New Drug for Cancer Treatment on Track

Medicine: Perparim Limani

New Drug for Cancer Treatment on Track

Lindau Alumnus Perparim Limani is integral part of a team that is developing a new approach to treat cancer.

The Prize in Economic Sciences 2021: How Natural Experiments Help Answer Important Questions for Society

Economic Sciences: Phil Thornton

The Prize in Economic Sciences 2021: How Natural Experiments Help Answer Important Questions for Society

The Prize of the Sveriges Riksbank in Economic Sciences will be awarded to three professors who have spent their careers carrying out experiments in real life.

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.