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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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Astronomy

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A heavyweight for Einstein

April 25, 2013

Observations of the most massive neutron star confirm Einstein's Relativity Theory [more]

Plant Research

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Cellulose goes off the rails

April 25, 2013

Without microtubule guidance cellulose causes changes in organ patterns during growth [more]

 

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Material loss protects teeth against fatigue failure

April 24, 2013

Computer simulation shows that the reduction of natural dental wear might be the main cause for widely spread non-carius cervical lesions (the loss of enamel and dentine at the base of the crown) in our teeth [more]

Medicine . Neurosciences

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Putting the brakes on Parkinson's

April 22, 2013

Anle138b prevents clumping of synunclein protein [more]

Climate Research . Earth Sciences

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Massive amounts of charcoal enter the worlds' oceans

April 19, 2013

Wild fire residue is washed out of the soil and transported to the sea by rivers [more]

Astronomy

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Two second Earths

April 18, 2013

Astronomers have discovered two exoplanets in the constellation of Lyra where habitable conditions probably exist [more]

Astronomy . Astrophysics

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A galaxy is not enough

April 18, 2013

Astronomers discover that behind the most productive star systems more hide [more]

Computer Science

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New keyboard for touchscreens

April 17, 2013

Computer scientists design new keyboard layout on touch screen devices [more]

 
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