It’s a think tank for tomorrow’s Nobel Laureates: the 65th Lindau meeting. And this year is special. It brings together 650 young scientists and 65 Nobel Laureates from across the sciences. DW's Zulfikar Abbany is there.
The 65th Lindau Nobel Meeting has opened with a call for debate and ethics in science from the German president. Young scientists are here to exchange ideas with Nobel Laureates. Zulfikar Abbany reports from Lindau.
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