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Nature Outlook 2014: Medical Research Masterclass (from Lindau)

Nature once again has published a special supplement on occasion of the Lindau Meeting – this time taking you on a trip to the frontiers of medical research.

Christine Ottery

Nobel Laureates and humanitarian advocates: Agre and Wiesel

I fear I have already offended Professor Torsten Wiesel only one question into our interview. The softly spoken man and gentle man sitting in front of me is a Nobel Laureate for his work on identifying specialist cell functions in the visual cortex. The Swedish laureate won the prize in 1981, and I am speaking to him […]

Tobias Maier

Noble S├Ątze – Verraten Original-Publikationen den Nobelpreis?

Wie alle Wissenschaftler publizieren auch zukünftige Nobelpreisträger ihre Forschungsergebnisse in peer-revieweten Wissenschaftsmagazinen. Ihre ursprünglich veröffentlichten Ergebnisse, Thesen und Ideen sind in den digitalen Archiven der Wissenschaftsliteratur auch Jahre und Jahrzehnte später konserviert, als wären sie erst gestern publiziert worden.  Lucas Brouwers, der Kollege im englischen Lindau Blog und dessen Blogpost ich hier frei übersetze, hatte […]

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Sentences that win Nobel prizes

Nobel laureates, like all scientists, have published their findings in peer-reviewed journals. Their initial results, theories and thoughts in these publications have been preserved in the digital archives of the scientific literature, as if they have been frozen in time. I thought it would be a nice idea to go back to these papers, and […]