The microfluidic cell culture chips – about the size of a USB stick – could reduce the need for animal experiments.
Publish or perish – shall we factor in reproducibility?
How to make the best of conferences – some tips to ease your mind as you jump into networking paradise
The rise of the internet and social media has led to a deluge of misinformation. Fact-checking is one of the tools being used to fight it.
Few molecular techniques have had such an impact on the scientific community and the public alike as the CRISPR-Cas gene-editing tool. What future diagnostic and medical potential does the tool hold?
Ben Feringa, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 2016, provides some personal impressions from the 67th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting.
Australian young economist David Smerdon reflects on his exciting days at the 6th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences.
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2017 is awarded for the develpment of cryo-EM. Let’s shine the spotlight on the Nobel Laureates.
The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded for discoveries about the circadian clock. Exciting new research based on these findings shows that our inner clock talks to the bacteria in our gut – and that the bacteria talk back.
Gravitational waves reveal an astounding number of black hole mergers – and help scientists to solve astronomical mysteries.
How host families enrich the Lindau Spirit
What connects Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, certain kinds of cancer and obesity? According to several recent studies, the microbiome as part of the gut-brain axis connects all of them and plays a pivotal role when it comes to disease etiology and treatment responsiveness.
From cashew nuts to behavioural economics: Hersh Shefrin provides a personal perspective on Nobel Laureate Richard Thaler’s major contributions to research on people’s limited rationality, their perceptions about fairness and their lack of self-control.
In some cancer patients, harnessing their immune system to kill tumour cells can lead to long-term remission, but cancer immunotherapy still faces many challenges.
With drug resistances rising and ‘jumping’ between pathogens, innovative strategies are desperately needed
How we process your data
DNA: Genes, Replication and Modifications
The preliminary programme of the 68th Lindau Meeting is now online.