October 22, 2010
A great deal of energy could be saved if turbines and combustion engines operated at higher temperatures than they currently do. Ceramic high-temperature materials make this possible.
October 01, 2010
Successful multi-scale modelling of materials and processes is now predictive and not just descriptive.
September 20, 2010
Researchers have transformed the skeleton of a leaf into iron carbide. The new technique enables the conversion of metal carbides into intricate microstructures in just one step
June 29, 2010
Novel artificial proteins for industry and science
June 22, 2010
Max Planck scientists investigate how the brain changes during growth
June 13, 2010
Scientists reconstruct bacterial transport channel in the test tube
May 27, 2010
Scientists develop new method to identify glycosylated proteins
March 29, 2010
Researchers discover why atoms in solids show a preference for certain structures
March 04, 2010
Iron atoms convey mussel fibres with a robust but stretchy covering
March 01, 2010
Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research in Leipzig produce nanospheres for a variety of applications.