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MaxPlanckResearch 3/2014 - Focus: Conflicts

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<p>Video: Are we alone in the universe? Or are there other life-sustaining planets out there? Exoplanet hunters like Lisa Kaltenegger are searching for life in the universe on planets that orbit other stars. </p>

The quest for new worlds of the cosmos

Video: Are we alone in the universe? Or are there other life-sustaining planets out there? Exoplanet hunters like Lisa Kaltenegger are searching for life in the universe on planets that orbit other stars.

What do an accelerator complex at Cern, a manufacturing center in 19th century Philadelphia and lotus cultivation during the Qing dynasty all have in common? All such activities generate knowledge and know-how. And all of them require planning.

Is bigger better?

October 20, 2014

What do an accelerator complex at Cern, a manufacturing center in 19th century Philadelphia and lotus cultivation during the Qing dynasty all have in common? All such activities generate knowledge and know-how. And all of them require planning. [more]
With the award the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences honours their pioneering work in the field of ultra-high resolution fluorescence microscopy. Stefan Hell succeeded in radically overcoming the resolution limit of conventional optical microscopes – a breakthrough that has enabled new ground-breaking discoveries in biological and medical research.

Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2014 for Max Planck researcher Stefan Hell

October 08, 2014

With the award the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences honours their pioneering work in the field of ultra-high resolution fluorescence microscopy. Stefan Hell succeeded in radically overcoming the resolution limit of conventional optical microscopes – a breakthrough that has enabled new ground-breaking discoveries in biological and medical research. [more]

The importance of non-human primates in biomedical research

In a joint statement, the Federation of European Neuroscience (FENS) and the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) emphasise that animal models, including non-human primates, are vital and irreplaceable for combating human neurological and psychiatric diseases, which affect more than 1 billion people worldwide. [more]
 
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