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Science and Corporate Communication

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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Material Sciences

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Tiny vehicles for medical applications

November 07, 2014

Micro- and nano-swimmers can be propelled through media similar to bodily fluids [more]

Evolutionary Biology

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From single cells to multicellular life

November 06, 2014

Max Planck researchers capture the emergence of multicellular life in real-time experiments [more]

Evolutionary Biology

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Smiling builds trust

November 06, 2014

Smiles perceived as genuine promote cooperation [more]

Medicine . Neurosciences

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Coping with stress

November 05, 2014

MicroRNA molecule modulates behavioural response to stress [more]

Cognitive Science . Social and Behavioural Sciences

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Don't be an outsider!

November 04, 2014

Very young children imitate their peers to fit in, while great apes tend to stick to their own preferences [more]

Material Sciences . Solid State Research

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Exemplar crystallites in mussels

October 31, 2014

The growth of the giant Mediterranean fan mussel’s calcitic shell adheres to physical laws already familiar from processes used to optimise steel

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Cognitive Science

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Babies subconsciously process emotions

October 31, 2014

Infants perceive fearful looks from eye whites [more]

Evolutionary Biology

Together we are strong – or insufferable

October 29, 2014

Everyone can have an impact on the dynamics of a group, particularly if they join forces with others [more]

 
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