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Lung cancer triggers pulmonary hypertension
Nearly half of all advanced-stage lung cancer patients develop arterial pulmonary hypertension more
To trim away a protein

To trim away a protein

News November 16, 2017
Scientists present a novel method to directly and rapidly destroy any protein in any kind of cell more
Microbial resident enables beetles to feed on a leafy diet
Thistle tortoise beetles outsource the job of breaking down plant cell walls to a symbiotic bacterium more
More opportunities for female scientists
With the help of a new initiative, the so-called Lise Meitner excellence programme, the Max Planck Society seeks to attract outstandingly qualified female junior scientists by offering them a long-term perspective. more
Proteome of the human heart mapped for the first time
Researchers identify almost 11,000 different proteins throughout the heart more
Later-borns choose less prestigious programmes at university
First-borns are more likely to study more prestigious subjects at university such as medicine and engineering and can thus expect greater earnings than later-borns, who turn to arts, journalism and teaching. more
Thalamus helps the cerebrum with learning
Contrary to previous belief, learning processes do not occur exclusively in the cerebral cortex more
Information filter for immune defence
Researchers are deciphering the structure of the MHC-I peptide-loading complex. more
Chimpanzees and sooty mangabeys interfere with other group members’ relationships
Bystanders monitor and intervene into grooming interactions of their group members if these threaten their own status or social relationships more
New analytical instrument enables protein complex optimization more
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