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A run through ideas

by Beatrice Lugger This Falling Walls Lab is close to be too much for my mind. Every presenter has 3 minutes time. Funny sounds (a cough, a honk, a bicycle bell or barking of dogs) interrupt the speakers and remind them to finish their talk. By this way we now had the opportunity to listen to 2/3...

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Highlights of the second session

Second session is over with 40 more engaging ideas. The neuroscientist Ida Momennejad argued against compelling evidence for the definitive role of unconscious bias in decision making, suggesting future research to answer this question: Can conscious reasoning change or inhibit our biasis? Dr....

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Labs session two has begun

by Maria Daly Session two is kicking off here in Berlin. Stay tuned for more breakthroughs and ideas. How are you finding the Falling Walls Labs so far? Join the conversation by commenting below! Attendees making their way back to the Lecture Hall: Twitter: @maria_daly

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Constant stream of brilliant ideas

by Maria Daly We're already on talk 30!! All of the presentations have been absolutely brilliant but here are a few of the highlights for me so far: Dr. Stéphanie Depickère talked about a bug, Triatominae, which is a vector of Trypanosoma cruzi. She proposed tracking them by attaching a radio...

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Groundbreaking Science in 3 Minutes

by Beatrice Lugger Ready. Steady. Go! From now on the first of 100 so called „outstanding young academics and professionals will present their groundbreaking ideas in 3 minutes to a distinguished jury of academics“. The aim of this new format the day before the „established“ scientists...

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Falling Walls Lab has begun!

by Maria Daly There is lots of excitement and nerves here in the Lecture Hall of the Friedrich Foundation! The day just kicked off and Prof. Sebastian Turner is currently welcoming everyone. There are 36 nations represented here so we're all really looking forward to hearing their groundbreaking...

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  Beatrice Lugger from Scilogs, Germany, Frank Swain from Sciencepunk, UK, Hillary Rosner from Tooth and Claw, USA, Luca De Biase from Nova24, Italy, Maria Daly from Science Calling, Ireland, Bahar Gholipour from Alterwired, France, will be liveblogging from the Radialsystem in...

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