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MaxPlanckResearch 4/2014 - Focus: Optogenetics

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MaxSynBio - Research Groups in Synthetic Biology

MaxSynBio - the Max Planck Research Network for Synthetic Biology - invites applications as Group Leaders for "MaxSynBio: Research Groups in Synthetic Biology". [more]

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Stormy sun

Solar flares don’t just create beautiful polar lights, but can also damage satellites and disrupt power grids. Astrophysicist Sami Solanki attached a telescope to a giant helium balloon to research into the activity of the Sun. [more]

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Scientists around Stefan Kaufmann from the Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology call for a global strategy for the development of new tuberculosis vaccines.

Tuberculosis research takes off

March 23, 2015

Scientists around Stefan Kaufmann from the Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology call for a global strategy for the development of new tuberculosis vaccines. [more]
On March 20th a cosmic game of shadows took place in the skies over Central Europe: in the late morning, the new moon slid over the sun and obscured it by up to 80 per cent. Daylight became noticeably paler. In Germany, the next partial eclipse of this scale will not take place for another eleven years. What causes this natural phenomenon? And what are the safest ways to view it?

Partial solar eclipse over Germany

March 20, 2015

On March 20th a cosmic game of shadows took place in the skies over Central Europe: in the late morning, the new moon slid over the sun and obscured it by up to 80 per cent. Daylight became noticeably paler. In Germany, the next partial eclipse of this scale will not take place for another eleven years. What causes this natural phenomenon? And what are the safest ways to view it? [more]

Invest in research infrastructure

March 18, 2015

The CNRS and the MPG welcome the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) initiated by the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker and underline that significant contribution to investments in research and innovation is necessary. [more]

The magnificent seven

March 17, 2015

Seven scientists from Max Planck institutes, including one of our female colleagues, have successfully applied for Consolidator Grants from the European Research Council. They have each been awarded up to 2.75 million euros in funding for the research projects they submitted. [more]
Peter H. Seeberger, Director at the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces Potsdam, and Andreas Seidel-Morgenstern, Director at the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems have won the Humanity in Science 2015 award for their groundbreaking work in developing new production methods for antimalarial drugs.

Max Planck malaria researchers win "Humanity in Science" award

Peter H. Seeberger, Director at the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces Potsdam, and Andreas Seidel-Morgenstern, Director at the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems have won the Humanity in Science 2015 award for their groundbreaking work in developing new production methods for antimalarial drugs. [more]
 
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