World Laureates Forum

The World Laureates Forum, held from October 29 to 31 in the vicinity of the 556-square-meter Dishui Lake in eastern Shanghai's Lingang area, aims to discuss the development of scientific and technological innovation in the city.
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Scientists ponder the future of mankind

Aliens, the big bang and artificial intelligence were among the concerns of renowned participants at the recent World Laureates Forum in Shanghai.
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Artificial intelligence both a boon and a threat

AI may put jobs at risk but it has important roles to play in the medical industry and in life sciences according to top researchers.
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Open-mindedness is key to creativity

Physicist Serge Haroche was awarded the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physics for "groundbreaking experimental methods that enable measuring and manipulation of individual quantum systems."
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Striving to understand the weird stuff

It is the second visit by astrophysicist Adam Riess, who received the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics for uncovering evidence that the expansion of the universe is accelerating.
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Allow young scientists to participate in all activities

Steven Chu, Nobel laureate in physics and ex-US Secretary of Energy (2009-2013), has advised Shanghai to combine its basic and high-tech research prowess.
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World's leading thinkers share knowledge

Top scientists from around the world, including 26 Nobel laureates, have discussed and exchanged their latest research at the World Laureates Forum in Shanghai.
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WLA sets up a scientific community

The community, which was announced at the World Laureates Forum, aims to boost the application of fundamental, original and industrial innovative products.
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Top scientists from home and abroad to converge at Shanghai forum

Thirty-seven top scientists from around the world, including 26 Nobel laureates, will discuss the development of scientific and technological innovation in Shanghai.
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