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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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Evolutionary Biology

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Mate choice in mice is heavily influenced by paternal cues

March 28, 2013

Hybrid offspring of different house mice populations show a preference for mating with individuals from their father's original population [more]

Material Sciences

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A folding ceramic

March 27, 2013

A sophisticated nanostructure renders a wafer-thin paper made of electrically conductive vanadium pentoxide fibres both tough and pliable [more]

Astrophysics

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Sun block for the "Big Dog"

March 27, 2013

Astronomers detect titanium oxide and titanium dioxide around the giant star VY Canis Majoris [more]

Behavioural Biology

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Lunar cycle determines hunting behaviour of nocturnal gulls

March 27, 2013

Swallow-tailed gulls hunt most often under a new moon, when fish come to the surface under the cover of darkness [more]

Cell Biology . Medicine

Pathological thickening of the cardiac wall halted

March 26, 2013

Inhibition of RhoGEF12 leads to considerable improvement in disease progression [more]

Behavioural Biology

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In chimpanzees, hunting and meat-eating is a man’s business

March 25, 2013

Max Planck researchers find stable isotope evidence of meat eating and hunting specialization in adult male chimpanzees [more]

Evolutionary Biology . Genetics

Genes without templates

March 25, 2013

Many genes are completely new inventions and not just modified copies of old genes [more]

Astronomy

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Stellar emybros in dust cocoons

March 21, 2013

Astronomers find the youngest known protostars yet [more]

 
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