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The ribosome researcher

March 01, 2016
Marina Rodnina, Director at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen, is honoured with the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize 2016 for her pioneering contribution to the understanding of the functioning of ribosomes. [more]
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The genome editor

March 01, 2016
On March 1, the Leibniz Prizes are awarded in Berlin. Alongside two other Max Planck scientists, microbiologist Emmanuelle Charpentier from the Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology, Berlin, is being presented with the highest scientific award in Germany. [more]
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Max Planck researcher makes list of Nature's 10

December 17, 2015
Science magazine honours Mikhail Eremets for his work on superconductivity [more]

High Honours

December 15, 2015
Three Max Planck scientists will be awarded the German Research Foundation's (DFG) Leibniz Prize this year. [more]
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2016 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences for Svante Pääbo

November 09, 2015
Sequencing of ancient DNA and genomes honoured as scientific breakthrough [more]
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Ryohei Yasuda receives NIH Pioneer Award

October 08, 2015
The director at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience is awarded for his creativity and innovation in biomedical research [more]
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Is "huh" a universal word?

September 18, 2015
Max Planck language researchers from Nijmegen were awarded with this year's "Ig Nobel Prize in Literature" [more]
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