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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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Developmental Biology . Evolutionary Biology

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Eye evolution: a snapshot in time

June 06, 2014

Scientists of the Max Planck Institute are studying the visual system of marine annelids to gain insights into the evolution of eyes [more]

Astrophysics

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In the black holes' pull

June 05, 2014

Astronomers discover that magnetic fields in the vicinity of supermassive black holes can equal the force of gravity [more]

Particle Physics . Quantum Physics

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At the heart of the antimatter mystery

June 02, 2014

An extremely accurate measurement of the proton’s magnetic moment could help to explain the surplus of matter in the Universe [more]

Material Sciences . Quantum Physics . Solid State Research

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Change of perspective in the electronic landscape

June 02, 2014

The conventional electronic model for metals is not valid for bismuth [more]

Cognitive Science . Neurosciences

Viewers of pornography have a smaller reward system

June 02, 2014

Study shows a connection between consumption and brain structure [more]

Genetics . Physiology

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Environmental change leaves its footprint in the epigenome

May 30, 2014

High-fat diets and long daylight periods alter epigenetic markers in wild mice [more]

Behavioural Biology . Evolutionary Biology . Social and Behavioural Sciences

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Extortioners are only temporarily successful

May 29, 2014

A game theory experiment demonstrates that people only let themselves be extorted to a limited extent, thus contradicting models indicating the success of extortionate social conduct [more]

Complex Systems . Microbiology

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The pirate in the microbe

May 27, 2014

Bacteria do not move entirely randomly as they scout the surface of host cells [more]

 
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