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Portrait of energy expert Prof. Michael Sterner in a hallway at the OTH Regensburg.

“If We Leave It to the Market, Renewables Will Win”

What does it take to make the green energy transition a success? “Remove all fossil-fuel subsidies”, Prof. Michael Sterner argues.
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Rethinking Fashion: “We Need to Make Sustainability the Norm”

Dressing up is fun, but garment production often harms the planet. Fashion expert Katrin Ley explains what you can do to stay stylish and help reshape the apparel industry –…
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Climate Action: How Smart Farming Can Cool the Planet Down

The best way to reverse greenhouse emissions is to rethink agriculture and food production from the ground up, experts agree – because earth knows how to keep its temperature down.…
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Karen Bakker, author, researcher of digital innovation and environmental governance at the University of British Columbia

Decoding the Hidden Sounds of Nature

Author and researcher Karen Bakker explores how technology helps us understand the way animals and plants communicate – and why that’s vital to human life on Earth as well.
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Sleep Research: What You Need To Know About Your Body Clock

Leading scientists Elizabeth Klerman and Till Roenneberg explain why sleep is vital to good health and how lifestyle choices can interfere with a good night’s rest…
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Noise: The Secret Enemy of Good Decision-Making

Hidden factors often influence our judgement, in life and business, Nobel Prize Laureate Daniel Kahneman and marketing guru Scott Galloway show in their DLD talks…
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biotechnology, lab, gene editing

The Future of Human Evolution

Biotechnology promises to revolutionize health and medicine. Harvard geneticist George Church shared his insights in a DLD Sync session with Ellen Jorgensen and Jamie Metzl.
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Gene Editing: Great Potential, Great Concerns

Fixing errors in the human DNA could cure diseases and greatly improve health – but only for the wealthy? UC Berkeley ethicist Jodi Halpern warns of a new gap between…
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Virus, petri dish, lab work

Coronavirus: Managing A Crisis That Changes Everything

Drowning in news about the Covid-19 pandemic? We’ve created an overview of reliable sources, expert voices, studies and interactive tools. Take a look!
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Digital health, Brainlab, 3D imaging

Digital Health: How Brainlab Is Building a “GPS for the Human Body”

Precision medicine needs precise information. By creating 3D image models of patients’ bodies, Brainlab helps surgeons navigate to the right spot. Founder Stefan Vilsmeier explains…
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New Ways To Feed A Hungry Planet

We need alternative food sources, like lab meat and insects, to nourish ever more people without depleting the planet’s resources.
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Osh Agabi, Koniku, airport security, digital health, biotech

Turning Biology Into Technology

Koniku founder Osh Agabi has a daring plan: He’s developing a new kind of of biochip made from brain tissue in order to create sensors that can sniff out explosives…
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Serpentine Galleries Art Director Hans Ulrich Obrist in conversation with artists Dmitri Cherniak, Gabriel Massan and IX Shells at the DLD Munich Conference 2023
Generative AI poses new questions and opens new horizons all across culture, creativity and the arts. This DLD Munich session features Serpentine Galleries Artistic Director Hans Ulrich Obrist in conversation with artists Dmitri Cherniak, Gabriel Massan and IX Shells.
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Here’s your chance to watch “poetry on screens”, as DLD founder Steffi Czerny puts it in her DLD Summer conversation with video artist Betty Mü. The former VJ specializes in creating innovative, often interactive light installations that are equally artful, playful and…
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