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Here you can find the contact persons in the Press and Public Relations department.
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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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Ecology . Plant Research

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Asian lady beetles use biological weapons against their European relatives

May 16, 2013

Invasive species from Eastern Asia uses microsporidia in order to out-compete native lady beetles [more]

Chemistry . Climate Research . Earth Sciences

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Sulfate aerosols cool climate less than assumed

May 14, 2013

Life span of cloud-forming sulfate particles in the air is shorter than assumed due to a sulfur dioxide oxidation pathway which has been neglected in climate models so far [more]

Cognitive Science . Social and Behavioural Sciences

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Experience leads to the growth of new brain cells

May 09, 2013

A new study examines how individuality develops [more]

Behavioural Biology

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Simultaneous breeding and moulting reduces fitness

May 08, 2013

Brush finches fly more slowly if they are reproducing and moulting at the same time [more]

Genetics . Medicine

Cause of genetic disease discovered

May 08, 2013

Mutated protein causes congenital joint contractures and intellectual disability [more]

Astronomy

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…and now for the weather on Mars

May 08, 2013

In the north of the red planet, snowfalls occur with great regularity and can be predicted quite accurately [more]

Material Sciences

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Electronics comes to paper

May 08, 2013

Paper, being a light and foldable raw material, is a cost-efficient and simple means of generating electrically conducting structures [more]

Neurosciences

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Blind and yet not blind

May 03, 2013

Flies use different nerve cell circuits to process motion and position information [more]

 
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