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The 64th Annual Lindau Meeting: Forging a Future of Better Health

Thirty-seven Nobel laureates in physiology or medicine meet with 600 young researchers from around the world at Germany's Lindau Island on Lake Constance from June 29 to July 4 to discuss challenges to global health and medical research

  • July 3, 2014

Could a Cow Virus Cause Colon Cancer?

The remote possibility that I might develop mad cow disease as a result has never stopped me from diving into a nice juicy hamburger (preferably with a generous helping of ketchup and relish).

July 1, 2014 — Christine Gorman
The Lindau Blog 2014

The Lindau Blog 2014

A collection of blog posts from attendees on various topics from the meeting

July 5, 2014

Why Don’t Grasshoppers Catch Colds?

File this under things you never thought to ask: Why are grasshoppers and other insects resistant to so many different infections? Jules Hoffmann asked himself that question nearly fifty years ago and in the process of trying to figure out the answer, he eventually won a share of the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physiology or [...]

June 30, 2014 — Christine Gorman

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