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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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Behavioural Biology . Evolutionary Biology

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Dogs follow human voice direction to find hidden food

May 07, 2014

Max Planck researchers found that dogs and puppies can locate hidden food by using human voice direction referentially [more]

Linguistics

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An odour lexicon

May 05, 2014

A group of nomadic hunter-gatherers in Thailand have multiple words for smells [more]

Cognitive Science

Your stress is my stress

April 29, 2014

Merely observing stressful situations can trigger a physical stress response [more]

Evolutionary Biology

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Predators predict longevity of birds

April 29, 2014

Max Planck scientists discover the secret for a long life in birds [more]

Medicine

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A fattening gene

April 28, 2014

Max Planck researchers discover a gene that controls fat metabolism [more]

Behavioural Biology . Evolutionary Biology

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Fear of the cuckoo mafia

April 17, 2014

For fear of retaliation, birds accept and raise brood parasites’ young [more]

Linguistics

Family ties in the language jungle

April 16, 2014

Max Planck researchers reveal relationships between rare languages in the Colombian Amazon [more]

Neurosciences

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Synapses – stability in transformation

April 16, 2014

Synapses remain stable if their components grow in coordination with each other [more]

 
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