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MaxPlanckApp

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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. [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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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]

Behavioural Biology . Cognitive Science

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Outgrowing emotional egocentricity

May 26, 2014

Max Planck researchers discover a region of the brain that enables children to overcome emotional self-centeredness as they mature [more]

Astrophysics

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Gamma rays from the core of active galaxies

May 23, 2014

Observations show that outbursts occur in the nuclear regions of active galaxies [more]

Cognitive Science . Physiology

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Receptive to music

May 20, 2014

Pregnant women respond to music with stronger physiological changes in blood pressure [more]

Astronomy

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Rosetta's target comet is becoming active

May 15, 2014

The scientific imaging system OSIRIS on board ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft witnesses the awakening of the mission’s target comet [more]

 
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