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MaxPlanckApp

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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

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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Behavioural Biology

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Baboons follow the majority

July 17, 2015

In a baboon group, any member can set the direction - not just the highest-ranking animal [more]

Behavioural Biology

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Mountain gorilla mamas sidestep having inbred offspring

May 20, 2015

Genetic study shows that dominant males never sire the offspring of their daughters [more]

Behavioural Biology

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Artificial night lighting causes birds to sing earlier

March 17, 2015

Light pollution influences the seasonal start of bird vocalisations [more]

Behavioural Biology . Evolutionary Biology

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Progeny of old parents have fewer offspring

March 09, 2015

Long-term study in house sparrows shows a transgenerational age effect [more]

Behavioural Biology . Genetics

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Mapping of the canary genome

February 04, 2015

Hormone sensitive gene regulation in seasonal singing birds [more]

Behavioural Biology

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Cracking the case

January 02, 2015

Wild chimpanzees select nut-cracking tools taking account of up to five different factors [more]

Behavioural Biology

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Observing small animals from space will soon be reality

December 03, 2014

The ambitious and globally unique ICARUS project receives funding from ROSKOSMOS [more]

Behavioural Biology . Neurosciences

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Pair bonding reinforced in the brain

October 28, 2014

Zebra finches use their specialised song system for simple communication [more]

 
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