A re-evaluation of the health risks associated with air pollution shows an unexpected high mortality risk, especially due to cardiovascular diseases

News


A change in diet may have transformed human language

March 15, 2019

Changed dietary habits resulted in the development of new sounds

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Insulin protects against colorectal cancer

March 07, 2019

Signaling pathway strengthens the intestinal barrier

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Decoding Lil BUB

March 04, 2019

Crowdfunded project reveals genome of internet celebrity cat

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Recruitment Programs & Job Offers


Innovative training programmes for Phd Students

Innovative training programmes for Phd Students

Talented German and foreign junior scientists are offered the opportunity to earn a doctorate under excellent research conditions. A shared characteristics of the graduate programmes at Max Planck Institutes is a close colloboration with universities.

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Meeting of the American Physical Society (APS) 2019, Boston

Meeting of the American Physical Society (APS) 2019, Boston

The Max Planck Society will be at the “Research in Germany” booth hosted by the German Research Foundation (DFG) from March 4-8.

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Current Job Offers

Current Job Offers

Fancy new challenges? Here you will find current vacancies of the Max Planck Society and its institutes. Find the right job for your profile

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Publications


MaxPlanckResearch 1/2018
Living and working in Germany
Annual Report 2017
MaxPlanckResearch 2/2018

Videos and Events


Flight and trauma

Flight and trauma

Video March 15, 2018

Traumatic experiences arising from flight from war zones can lead to distressing symptoms, which impair everyday life.

The school for T Cells

The school for T Cells

Video August 17, 2017

The lamprey has no thymus gland. Max Planck scientist Thomas Böhm wants to know how it copes with bacteria and viruses.

Cryptography

Cryptography

Video May 04, 2017

In principle, almost any encryption key can be broken - all you need is the right computing power. The situation is different, however, with quantum cryptography. Gerd Leuchs is researching this encryption technology of the future.

Climate: how the earth breathes

Climate: how the earth breathes

Video February 06, 2017

Researchers understand Earth’s climate system very accurately by now. For a long time, however, an important piece of the puzzle remained very elusive - the role played by vegetation and soils.

From the Institutes


MPI for Marine Microbiology
Microbes can grow on nitric oxide more
MPI for the Science of Human History
A change in diet may have transformed human language more
MPI for Evolutionary Anthropology
Wild African ape reactions to novel camera traps more
MPI of Psychiatry
Lab grown "brains" successfully model disease more

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