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Oliver Smithies: How potatoes revolutionised electrophoresis

Lindau: Susanne Dambeck

Oliver Smithies: How potatoes revolutionised electrophoresis

When Oliver Smithies talks about his ninety years, he still sounds like a young boy absolutely fascinated by how stuff works – and by the fact that he's the one to find out.When Oliver Smithies talks about his ninety years, he still sounds like a young boy absolutely fascinated by how stuff works – and by the fact that he's the one to find out.

Angus Deaton: Life after Stockholm

Economic Sciences: Angus Deaton

Angus Deaton: Life after Stockholm

Nobel economist Angus Deaton reflects on some of the lesser-known consequences of being a Nobel Laureate.Nobel economist Angus Deaton reflects on some of the lesser-known consequences of being a Nobel Laureate.

Enrico Fermi and the Dawn of the Nuclear Age

Research: Susanne Dambeck

Enrico Fermi and the Dawn of the Nuclear Age

How a 'pile' became the world's first nuclear reactorHow a 'pile' became the world's first nuclear reactor

Lloyd Shapley: A founding giant of game theory

Economic Sciences: Alvin Roth

Lloyd Shapley: A founding giant of game theory

An obituary by his co-recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences Alvin Roth.An obituary by his co-recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences Alvin Roth.

New wonder materials – from lab specimens to everyday items

Research: Stephanie Hanel

New wonder materials – from lab specimens to everyday items

Multiferroics, graphene and polymersMultiferroics, graphene and polymers

Gene drive: evolution in fast motion

Research: Stephanie Hanel

Gene drive: evolution in fast motion

Is the new technology a decisive breakthrough in the fight against mosquito-transmitted diseases?Is the new technology a decisive breakthrough in the fight against mosquito-transmitted diseases?

Economics: Why are white US middle-agers dying?

Research: Susanne Dambeck

Economics: Why are white US middle-agers dying?

Economist Anne Case and Nobel laureate Angus Deaton discovered a rising mortality rate for this group. Their surprising find reveals a health crisis that could turn into a political crisis.Economist Anne Case and Nobel laureate Angus Deaton discovered a rising mortality rate for this group. Their surprising find reveals a health crisis that could turn into a political crisis.

Finland: Rare Diseases and Top Research

Research: Susanne Dambeck

Finland: Rare Diseases and Top Research

The Finnish have an exceptionally homogenous gene pool - making them susceptible to rare genetic diseases, but also providing excellent research tools for large-scale genetic studies.The Finnish have an exceptionally homogenous gene pool - making them susceptible to rare genetic diseases, but also providing excellent research tools for large-scale genetic studies.

Plant intelligence – Our 5 senses + 15 more

Research: Stephanie Hanel

Plant intelligence – Our 5 senses + 15 more

How plants can communicate with each other, help each other – or fight each other.How plants can communicate with each other, help each other – or fight each other.

Science Migration: A Little Bavarian with Pharaonic Looks

Science & Society: Ghada Bassioni

Science Migration: A Little Bavarian with Pharaonic Looks

An Egyptian-German story of spreading the love for science to children.An Egyptian-German story of spreading the love for science to children.

World Cancer Day 2016: Children Get Second Chance

Research: Susanne Dambeck

World Cancer Day 2016: Children Get Second Chance

An innovative register study based in Heidelberg means new hope for children with recurrent cancer - many receive an 'individualized cancer therapy'.An innovative register study based in Heidelberg means new hope for children with recurrent cancer - many receive an 'individualized cancer therapy'.

Martin Karplus – A Visionary Pioneer

Research: Stephanie Hanel

Martin Karplus – A Visionary Pioneer

Theoretical chemist Martin Karplus will be a guest at the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings this year for the first time.Theoretical chemist Martin Karplus will be a guest at the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings this year for the first time.