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

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.

Open Source Hardware: The Benefit of Sharing Knowledge

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.

Incubator for Innovative Ideas

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

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

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?

The Nobel-Winning Research That Helped Us Mount an Effective Pandemic Response

Andrei Mihai

The Nobel-Winning Research That Helped Us Mount an Effective Pandemic Response

Within a short period of time several vaccines against COVID-19 have been developed. Based on research that was awarded with the Nobel Prize.

The Intricate Workings of the Human Brain

Meeri Kim

The Intricate Workings of the Human Brain

The human brain is a enormously complex organ. Some of its functions were discussed during #LINO70 in two sessions.

Cancer and Infections

Hanna Kurlanda-Witek

Cancer and Infections

The connection between cancer and viruses, bacteria and parasites was discussed in two Agora Talks during #LINO70.

From Insects to Fighting Cancer: There’s More to Immunity Than Vaccines

Andrei Mihai

From Insects to Fighting Cancer: There’s More to Immunity Than Vaccines

Immunity became a hot topic within the last year. Two Nobel Laureates presented their research about this subject during #LINO70.

The Nobel Prizes in Physiology or Medicine 2019 and 2020

Hanna Kurlanda-Witek

The Nobel Prizes in Physiology or Medicine 2019 and 2020

Three of the Nobel Laureates in Physiology or Medicine from the years 2019 and 2020 entered the Lindau stage for the first time.

Medicine of the 21st Century: Tailoring Treatment to Each Patient

Meeri Kim

Medicine of the 21st Century: Tailoring Treatment to Each Patient

With the advent of precision treatments and genome editing, we are on the brink of another revolution in medicine. Two Nobel Laureates in Chemistry, Aaron Ciechanover and Ben L. Feringa, discussed the next wave of technologies for treating patients during their Agora Talk.

Science is Everywhere! #LINO70 Panel Discussion About Pandemics

Hanna Kurlanda-Witek

Science is Everywhere! #LINO70 Panel Discussion About Pandemics

The 70th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting got off to a great start with the “Corona and Emerging Pandemics” panel discussion.