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Rolf Dobelli, Covid-19, DLD All Stars, video

Stoicism & Corona

What’s the best way to get through the corona crisis and deal with the mental stress induced by the pandemic? Rolf Dobelli recommends stoicism –…
Ugur Sahin, BioNTech, DLD All Stars, video

Preventing the Next Pandemic

The Covid-19 vaccine developed by BioNTech and Pfizer was the fastest ever to win approval “against a novel pathogen in medical history”, as BioNTech CEO…
Stefan Oschmann, Merck, Pardis Sabeti, Harvard University, Sara Weber, LinkedIn, DLD All Stars, video

Rethinking the Future of Science

The Covid-19 pandemic has had the effect of alerting the entire world to the dangers of future viruses that could wreak even more havoc. Merck…
Anne Wojcicki, 23andMe, Kara Swisher, New York Times, DLD All Stars

Personal Genomics: What’s Next?

Precision medicine and personal health require deep knowledge about the body – and each person’s biological characteristics. With her company 23andMe, Anne Wojcicki has pioneered…
Esther Perel, Scott Galloway, DLD Sync

Covid-19: The Death of Eros?

Iconic psychotherapist Esther Perel and Scott Galloway explored the long-term meaning of Covid-19 for relationships as we navigate the new normal, prolonged uncertainty, the collapse of boundaries between home and work – and a safety-first mentality that leaves little space for the unknown, surprise and serendipity.
Dr. William Li, Angiogenesis Foundation, health food, Covid-19

Transforming Food Culture In Our New Future

Dr. William Li is CEO and Co-Founder of the Angiogenesis Foundation, a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based organization that is researching the role of nutrition on health defense systems in the body for its impact on disease prevention, modification of drug responses, and restoration of function and homeostasis.In this DLD Sync session he explained how important the right food choices are for the body’s immune system.
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.
DLD Sync, bio technology, biotechnology, George Church, Ellen Jorgensen, Jamie Metzl

The Machinery of Life & The Future of Human Evolution

Moderated by Jamie Metzl, author of Hacking Darwin, scientists Ellen Jorgensen and George Church discussed the possibilities of biotechnology and gene editing in medicine and health. Ellen Jorgensen is the Chief Science Officer and co-founder of Aanika. She holds a Ph.D. in Cell and Molecular Biology and has spent more than 30 years in the biotechnology industry.
gene editing illustration, DNA, double helix

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 rich and poor.

The Tech Race To Contain Covid-19

Scientists and engineers are working around the clock to make the best of new technologies in fighting Covid-19, the disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.…

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Margaret Heffernan, author, DLD conference

Make Uncertainty Your Friend!

Don’t try to fight uncertainty, learn to manage it, author and consultant Margaret Heffernan says. Watch her DLD Sync session with Niki Kolev about better ways to deal with risk.

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smart cities, urbanization, urban planning, future of cities

The New Code of Cities

How will the corona crisis change office life? What should cities do to reinvent themselves for tomorrow? MIT researcher Carlo Ratti and Steelcase VP James Ludwig shared plenty of ideas in their DLD Sync session…

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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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