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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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Cell Biology . Neurosciences

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Mitosis – the cell nucleus is moving upwards

January 19, 2015

During cell division, cell nuclei have to be positioned at the upper end, so that daughter cells can be built into retina tissue [more]

Astronomy . Astrophysics

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Abell 4067 shows collision of two galaxy clusters

January 16, 2015

X-ray observations by Max Planck scientists show how the two systems merge [more]

Linguistics

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Look first

January 15, 2015

A study at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics in Nijmegen sheds new light on the hierarchy of the senses [more]

Material Sciences . Solid State Research

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Jumping crystals

January 07, 2015

Insights into structural transformations explain why mechanical tension causes some crystals to jump, while others crumble [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]

Cell Biology . Developmental Biology

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New blood stem cells thanks to interferon gamma

December 29, 2014

Signal molecule gives rise to new blood stem cells in embryos [more]

Complex Systems . Computer Science

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Robot on board

December 18, 2014

The robot "Athena" carries new impulses for robotics research in its luggage [more]

Quantum Physics

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Choreography of an electron pair

December 17, 2014

The motion of the two electrons in the helium atom can be imaged and controlled with attosecond-timed laser flashes [more]

 
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