Press and Public Relations

Science and Corporate Communication

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

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Genetic diseases shift boundaries within the genome

May 13, 2015

Researchers in Berlin find that some rare diseases are caused by the destruction of functional boundaries within DNA [more]

Cell Biology . Medicine . Structural Biology

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Protein aggregates save cells during aging

May 07, 2015

Max Planck scientists identify new role of protein aggregates in neurodegeneration [more]

Neurosciences

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Beyond columnar organization

May 06, 2015

3D reconstruction of neuronal networks provides unprecedented insight into organizational principles of sensory cortex [more]

Astronomy

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Volcano Loki observed from Earth

May 04, 2015

Large Binocular Telescope shows a lava lake on Jupiter's moon Io [more]

Cell Biology

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Renal failure: location signals for cell division

April 24, 2015

Researchers identify molecules that help cells to pinpoint their position

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Evolutionary Biology

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Deciphering the demise of Neandertals

April 23, 2015

Members of our species Homo sapiens belonging to the Protoaurignacian culture may have been the ultimate cause for the demise of Neandertals, according to new research [more]

Developmental Biology

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Bold crickets have a shorter life

April 23, 2015

Differences in personality influence survival in field crickets [more]

Cognitive Science . Social and Behavioural Sciences

Risk perception: social exchange can amplify subjective fears

April 21, 2015

“Pass the message” experiment investigates how people perceive and communicate the risks of a widely used chemical [more]

 
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