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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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Astronomy

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Philae sends signs of life

June 15, 2015

The lander of the Rosetta mission is awake and sending back data from the surface of the comet 67P / Churyumov-Gerasimenko [more]

Infection Biology . Medicine . Microbiology

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Helicobacter pylori infection leaves a fingerprint in gastric cancer

June 11, 2015

After an infection with Helicobacter pylori, gene activity in the gastric cells resembles the activity of cancer cells [more]

Astrophysics . Quantum Physics

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Astrochemistry: A racetrack for ultra-cold molecules

June 10, 2015

First experiment in the Cryogenic Storage Ring, which can be used to reproduce the chemical conditions in space in the laboratory [more]

Earth Sciences . Ecology

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At least 40,000 tree species in the tropical forests

June 09, 2015

Study surprises with new numbers: forests of the Indo-Pacific region are as rich in species as the tropics in America [more]

Evolutionary Biology

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Modern human dispersal into Europe came from the Levant

June 01, 2015

Modern humans occupied the Near East 45,900 years ago and colonized Europe from there [more]

Developmental Biology . Medicine

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Gene controls stem cells during muscle regeneration

June 01, 2015

Prmt5 gene regulates activity and function of muscle stem cells in injured skeletal muscles [more]

Climate Research . Earth Sciences . Ecology

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Climate change: Savannahs are causing fluctuations in the carbon balance

June 01, 2015

Variations in the amount of carbon dioxide absorbed by semi-arid ecosystems are causing fluctuations in the global carbon balance [more]

Evolutionary Biology

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Eukaryotes: A new timetable of evolution

June 01, 2015

The first single-celled organisms with a nucleus originated more than a billion years later than biogeochemical evidence had previously indicated. [more]

 
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