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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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Material Sciences

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A good wire for nanoelectronics

April 09, 2013

Silicon nanowires become doped with unexpectedly large amounts of aluminium during growth, so that their conductivity increases [more]

Social and Behavioural Sciences

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Are more children born in the countryside than in the city?

April 09, 2013

A long-term study on the regional birth rates in Switzerland, Germany and Austria explores this question [more]

Behavioural Biology

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Power struggles are best kept out of the public eye

April 05, 2013

Audiences influence future status of quails following fights between rivals [more]

Cell Biology

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Protein maintains order in the nucleus

April 04, 2013

Researchers in Freiburg identify a protein responsible for the correct arrangement of the chromosome centromeres in the nucleus [more]

Astrophysics

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What is behind Einstein’s turbulence?

April 02, 2013

Numerical calculations by scientists at the AEI give an initial insight into the relativistic properties of this mysterious process [more]

Behavioural Biology . Developmental Biology . Genetics

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The evolutionary consequences of infidelity

April 02, 2013

Can extra-pair relationships give rise to sexual dimorphism? [more]

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]

 
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