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Evolutionwatch for plants
Scientists are giving plant collections from museums a new lease of life more
Neanderthals thought like we do
As early as 64,000 years ago Iberian Neanderthals created cave paintings more
Decoding the structure of huntingtin
Determining the three dimensional structure of the protein could help to develop new treatments of Huntington's disease more
Maelstroms in the heart
Heart researchers in Göttingen develop a new, promising imaging technique for cardiac arrhythmias more
<p>Solving the mystery of the 'Beaker' phenomenon in the Bronze Age</p>
Largest ancient DNA study tracks the spread of 'Beaker' pottery more
Statement of the Max Planck Society
The public prosecutor Tübingen has today announced that penalty orders charges were brought against three employees of the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics. The district court of Tübingen has confirmed that penalty orders were issued. Prof. Logothetis has advised the Max Planck Society that he has appealed the penalty order issued against him. more
Dramatic decline of Bornean orangutans
Global demand for natural resources has reduced the number of orangutans by more than 100,000 animals in the last 16 years more
Ears for Icarus
Russian rocket delivers antenna for animal tracking system to the International Space Station more
“In ten years we’ll know which animals are able to predict natural disasters”
Interview with Martin Wikelski on the successful mission to transport the Icarus antennas to the International Space Station more
Prestigious award for science historian Lorraine Daston
Historian of science Lorraine Daston from the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin is honoured with the internationally renowned Israeli Dan David Prize. more
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