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Here you can find the contact persons in the Press and Public Relations department.
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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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Neurosciences

New research sheds light on neural circuit development

February 04, 2015

How communication among neurons changes over the course of development [more]

Cognitive Science

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Listening carefully

February 04, 2015

Brain waves indicate listening challenges in older adults [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]

Astrophysics

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Gamma bubbles of the Milky Way

February 03, 2015

A new method for imaging unravels certain secrets of the galactic anatomy [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]

Complex Systems

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A smart grid –self-organised simply

January 30, 2015

Electricity supply and demand can be coordinated in an entirely decentralised way with the help of a new type of smart grid control. [more]

Cognitive Science

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Infants create new knowledge while sleeping

January 29, 2015

Sleep improves and structures infant memory [more]

Astronomy

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Rosetta’s profile of a comet

January 28, 2015

Measurement results from ESA’s space probe provide a comprehensive picture of 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko [more]

 
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