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MaxPlanckApp

You can now also receive research news from the Max Planck Institutes via an app available from the iTunes store or directly here as an Android version.

MaxPlanckApp

You can now also receive research news from the Max Planck Institutes via an app available from the iTunes store or directly here as an Android version. [more]

Magazine

"Where did we come from?” is one of the fundamental questions of humankind. Archaeologists, anthropologists and geneticists are finding  more and more clues about where the first humans came from, how they spread throughout the world and how they lived.

The Roots of Humankind

"Where did we come from?” is one of the fundamental questions of humankind. Archaeologists, anthropologists and geneticists are finding  more and more clues about where the first humans came from, how they spread throughout the world and how they lived.

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Cognitive Science

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Memory for details matures gradually

September 25, 2017

High-resolution imaging provides new insights into the development of the human brain [more]

Cultural Studies . Genetics

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First large-scale ancient genomes study from sub-Saharan African skeletons lifts veil on prehistoric populations

September 21, 2017

Genetic analyses uncover lost human populations and surprising relationships, revealing a complex history of population movements in ancient Africa [more]

Medicine . Neurosciences

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Parkinson's disease involves degeneration of the olfactory system

September 21, 2017

Scientists discover anatomical link for the loss of smell in Parkinson’s disease [more]

Neurosciences

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Highly precise wiring in the cerebral cortex

September 20, 2017

Scientists discover fundamental connectivity pattern in the brain [more]

Astronomy

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The double asteroid

September 20, 2017

An object with the name 288P is the only known active asteroid comprising two components [more]

Behavioural Biology

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Bats anticipate optimal weather conditions

September 20, 2017

For the common noctule, wind speed, wind direction and air pressure trigger its set off for its summer territories [more]

Behavioural Biology

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Capturing the body odour of mammals

September 19, 2017

Newly adapted method allows researchers to collect body odour samples of mammals in a non-invasive manner [more]

Behavioural Biology . Ecology . Material Sciences

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Deceptive teeth

September 18, 2017

Although the dentition of the wedgefish appear designed to crush shellfish, it also eats stingrays [more]

 
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