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Blue  clues to the hidden role of women in Medieval Europe

Blue  clues to the hidden role of women in Medieval Europe

January 09, 2019

Lapis lazuli discovered in 1,000-year-old teeth casts new light on the role of women and art in medieval Europe.

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Brain hungers for dopamine

Brain hungers for dopamine

January 07, 2019

Neurotransmitter release regulates our eating behaviour.

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No egg is like another

No egg is like another

January 04, 2019

Female age and laying order drive variation of egg quality in blue tits.

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Innovative topic, interdisciplinary curriculum: applications are now open at the brand new Max Planck School Matter to Life, waiting for its first fresh batch of bright & enthusiastic PhD students

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Successful research - also with a baby

Successful research - also with a baby

We are helping young scientists finance childcare for their children aged between three and thirty-six months

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Current Job Offers

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Annual Report 2017
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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 the Study of Societies
“Emphasize social and joint culture” more
MPI for Demographic Research
Medically assisted reproduction does not increase birth risks more
MPI for the Science of Human History
Illuminating women’s role in the creation of medieval manuscripts more
MPI of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics
Building a bigger brain more
MPI for Metabolism Research
Brain hungers for dopamine more
MPI for Ornithology
No egg is like another more

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