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MaxPlanckApp

You can now also receive research news from the Max Planck Institutes via an app available from the iTunes store or directly here as an Android version. [more]

Magazine

Virtually all organisms and living beings have to submit themselves to the natural aging process. But how does this process work? The Max Planck researchers whose work we report investigate fish or a freshwater polyp which have almost attained immortality. And they grapple with the social consequences of age in humans - when it comes to retirement after an active working life.

Aging

Virtually all organisms and living beings have to submit themselves to the natural aging process. But how does this process work? The Max Planck researchers whose work we report investigate fish or a freshwater polyp which have almost attained immortality. And they grapple with the social consequences of age in humans - when it comes to retirement after an active working life. [more]
Light is the elixir of life, inspiration for artists and an indispensable tool in science and technology. Reason enough for UNESCO to proclaim 2015 as the International Year of Light. And a good opportunity to dedicate the focus of our magazine to this topic: discover how Max Planck scientists work with optical tweezers, film the movements of electrons, or analyse the painting by Caravaggio.

Light

Light is the elixir of life, inspiration for artists and an indispensable tool in science and technology. Reason enough for UNESCO to proclaim 2015 as the International Year of Light. And a good opportunity to dedicate the focus of our magazine to this topic: discover how Max Planck scientists work with optical tweezers, film the movements of electrons, or analyse the painting by Caravaggio. [more]

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Neurosciences

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Cells that show where things are going

February 04, 2016

Neurobiologists characterize nerve cells that detect motion by light changes [more]

Cultural Studies . Evolutionary Biology

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Europe's population dramatically changed at the end of the last Ice Age

February 04, 2016

Genetic analyses shed new light on early European population dynamics [more]

Linguistics

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Risk-taking propensity changes, especially in young adulthood and in older age

January 29, 2016

Longitudinal study examines individual and age-related changes in the willingness to take risks in various domains of life [more]

Medicine

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Identifying another piece in the Parkinson's disease pathology puzzle

January 28, 2016

International consortium identifies and validates cellular role of priority Parkinson’s disease drug target, LRRK2 kinase [more]

Genetics . Medicine

Epigenetic switch for obesity

January 28, 2016

Obesity can sometimes be shut down [more]

Climate Research

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Flourishing vegetation increases carbon dioxide amplitude

January 27, 2016

The difference between the annual minimum and maximum concentrations of carbon dioxide (the amplitude) is increasing as plant productivity improves, particularly in northern ecosystems. [more]

Linguistics

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Using Virtual Reality to make experiments more realistic

January 27, 2016

Virtual reality enables detailed experiments [more]

Cognitive Science . Neurosciences

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The brain communicates on several channels

January 26, 2016

The human brain uses several frequency bands for the flow of information between lower and higher areas [more]

 
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