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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.

Where Is Fusion Research Today?

Research: Susanne Dambeck

Where Is Fusion Research Today?

Something's happening in fusion resarch: after decades of debate, the ITER project is finally being built, and the Wendelstein 7-X experiment was successfully tested last month.Something's happening in fusion resarch: after decades of debate, the ITER project is finally being built, and the Wendelstein 7-X experiment was successfully tested last month.

Nobel Women’s Initiative – for Peace, Justice and Equality

Science & Society: Stephanie Hanel

Nobel Women’s Initiative – for Peace, Justice and Equality

Nobel Peace Laureates support humanrights projects carried out by women throughout the world.Nobel Peace Laureates support humanrights projects carried out by women throughout the world.

The Modest Nobel Laureate: Youyou Tu

Research: Susanne Dambeck

The Modest Nobel Laureate: Youyou Tu

She will receive the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine today for the discovery of the most effective antimalarial.She will receive the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine today for the discovery of the most effective antimalarial.

Structure and Change in Economic History: The Ideas of Douglass North

Economic Sciences: John Joseph Wallis

Structure and Change in Economic History: The Ideas of Douglass North

On 23 November 2015 Nobel laureate in economic sciences Douglass North passed away. Let's take an in-depth look on his impact on economic research.On 23 November 2015 Nobel laureate in economic sciences Douglass North passed away. Let's take an in-depth look on his impact on economic research.

Why the Paris Climate Summit NEEDS to be a Success

Science & Society: Stephanie Hanel

Why the Paris Climate Summit NEEDS to be a Success

The two-degree target in the field of tension between scientific findings and global policyThe two-degree target in the field of tension between scientific findings and global policy

World Toilet Day: Open Defecation Threatens Lives

Science & Society: Susanne Dambeck

World Toilet Day: Open Defecation Threatens Lives

November 19th is World Toilet Day: about one third of the world population doesn't have access to clean, safe and private toilets – with devastating effects on health and safety.Am 19. November ist der offizielle Welttoiletentag: ein Drittel der Weltbevölkerung hat keinen Zugang zu sauberen, sicheren Toiletten - mit katastrophalen Folgen für die Gesundheit und Sicherheit dieser Menschen.

Editing genes with CRISPR-Cas9

Research: Stephanie Hanel

Editing genes with CRISPR-Cas9

How Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna revolutionized scientific research.How Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna revolutionized scientific research.

Lise Meitner – Berühmt ohne Nobelpreis

German: Stephanie Hanel

Lise Meitner – Berühmt ohne Nobelpreis

Die Geschichte einer historischen Fehlentscheidung.Die Geschichte einer historischen Fehlentscheidung.