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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.

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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Climate Research . Cultural Studies

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Climate change: boating in the desert

June 17, 2015

Lake Mungo may have inspired Australians to reinvent boat use in the middle of the desert 24,000 years ago [more]

Earth Sciences . Ecology

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At least 40,000 tree species in the tropical forests

June 09, 2015

Study surprises with new numbers: forests of the Indo-Pacific region are as rich in species as the tropics in America [more]

Climate Research . Earth Sciences . Ecology

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Climate change: Savannahs are causing fluctuations in the carbon balance

June 01, 2015

Variations in the amount of carbon dioxide absorbed by semi-arid ecosystems are causing fluctuations in the global carbon balance [more]

Chemistry . Material Sciences

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Framework compounds: metal-organic transformations

April 17, 2015

The mechanosynthesis of cage compounds suitable for storing gases can be monitored in real-time with the help of X-ray powder diffraction [more]

Chemistry . Material Sciences

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Nanostructures: customized carbon

April 14, 2015

A new synthesis method produces novel nanostructures from carbon [more]

Climate Research

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Global warming slowdown: No systematic errors in climate models

January 30, 2015

The rate of global warming in the 21st century has been significantly slower than all the models had predicted. Evidently, this was merely due to random variations. [more]

Ecology

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Biodiversity conservation is defeated by deer

December 03, 2014

The potential contribution of forest conservation areas to avoid species losses is very low, or even negative, as long as wildlife ruminants overgraze the protected areas [more]

Climate Research . Ecology

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Not enough land in sight!

November 21, 2014

If we would like to meet our future requirements in terms of arable land while also protecting the climate, land management will become increasingly important [more]

 
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