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The Dark and Black Recesses of the Universe

Ben Skuse

The Dark and Black Recesses of the Universe

New models of dark matter are waiting to be tested. They were discussed during two sessions of #LINO70.

A Window Into the Living World: The Latest Progress in Biological Imaging

Meeri Kim

A Window Into the Living World: The Latest Progress in Biological Imaging

Rapid advances in imaging techniques and instrumentation have opened a window into aspects of biology once thought impossible to visualise.

Illuminating Laser Physics

Ben Skuse

Illuminating Laser Physics

In an Agora Talk with John Hall, Gérard Mourou and Donna Strickland the audience was treated to a rare insight into the link between two important areas of laser physics.

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.

Gut Microbiome: We Are Not Alone

Meeri Kim

Gut Microbiome: We Are Not Alone

A community of microorganisms is living in our gut and plays an important role for our health.

Microbiome – It Takes a Village

Judith M. Reichel

Microbiome – It Takes a Village

We are living in symbiosis with trillions of microbes that are essential to our health.

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2018 – Unleashing the Body’s Dogs of War in the Fight Against Cancer

Neysan Donnelly

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2018 – Unleashing the Body’s Dogs of War in the Fight Against Cancer

This year’s Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo for their breakthroughs in cancer research.

New Principle for Cancer Therapy: Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology 2018

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New Principle for Cancer Therapy: Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology 2018

James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo were awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

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Günter Blobel 1936–2018

The Council and Foundation Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings mourn the loss of Nobel Laureate Günter Blobel, who died on 18 February 2018, age 81. The German-born biochemist received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1999 for his discovery that proteins have intrinsic signals that regulate their transport and localisation in the cell. He studied medicine in […]

In Sync: Gut Bacteria and Our Inner Clock

Neysan Donnelly

In Sync: Gut Bacteria and Our Inner Clock

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.