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Nobel Laureate lectures broadcasted on www.lindau-nobel.de

Lindau, Germany - Five lectures from the interdisciplinary 55th Meeting of Nobel Laureates, involving holders of the Nobel Prizes for Chemistry, Physics and Medicine, can be viewed as video streams from 27.06.2005 on the Web site www.lindau-nobel.de. The 30-minute lectures reflect current debates in specialist fields, and underline the goal of the Meeting to encourage the dialog between science and society.

Monday, 27.06.2005. Begin: 12:00 MET

Prof. Aaron Ciechanover (Nobel Prize for Chemistry 2004)

"Why Proteins Have to Die so we Shall Live"

Tuesday, 28.06.2005. Begin: 12:00 MET

Prof. David Gross (Nobel Prize for Physics 2004)

"The Future of Physics"

Wednesday, 29.06.2005. Begin: 12:00 MET

Prof. Frank Wilczek (Nobel Prize for Physics 2004)

�"The Universe is a Strange Place"

Thursday, 30.06.2005. Begin: 12:00 MET

Prof. Paul Lauterbur (Nobel Prize for Medicine 2003)

"From Molecules to Mice to Man and back again"

Friday, 1.07.2005. Begin: 12:00 MET

Prof. Roderick MacKinnon (Nobel Prize for Chemistry 2003)

"Ion Channels: Life�'s Electronic Hardware"

The meetings of Nobel Laureates in Lindau are on course to become the largest globally-organised conference in Europe for the scientists of tomorrow. This year, 44 Laureates have confirmed that they will be attending, with more than 700 students participating from 56 countries. Global knowledge networks are established and maintained in a specially set-up alumni database, while young scientists broaden their education in their specific fields before returning to their respective universities with fresh ideas.

The meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau is of great benefit to Europe as a scientific and economic location. Broadcasting of the lectures has been made possible with the support of the Internationale Bodenseekonferenz (IBK) and the State of Bavaria.

Regine Lahme

or

Christian Rapp

media@lindau-nobel.de

Phone: +49-(0)8382-26-00-25