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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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Evolutionary Biology . Microbiology

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Evolution in the lab

September 08, 2017

Experiments with bacteria show that genes can fuse together, leading to the production of novel proteins [more]

Behavioural Biology

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Individuality drives collective behaviour of schooling fish

September 07, 2017

Researchers unravel the role of individual characteristics in the collective behaviour of animal groups [more]

Behavioural Biology . Cognitive Science

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Great apes know when they don't know

September 07, 2017

Chimpanzees and orangutans look for information to fill gaps in their knowledge [more]

Behavioural Biology

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Glass fronts can be acoustic illusions for bats

September 07, 2017

Bats fail to detect smooth, vertical surfaces when they are in a rush [more]

Cultural Studies . Social and Behavioural Sciences

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Mobile women were key to cultural exchange in Stone Age and Bronze Age Europe

September 06, 2017

4,000 years ago, European women travelled far from their home villages to start their families, bringing with them new cultural objects and ideas [more]

Infection Biology . Medicine

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Sugar molecule helps stomach cells to differentiate between good and bad bugs

September 05, 2017

Max Planck scientists discover novel innate surveillance mechanism to fight off pathogenic Helicobacter strains [more]

Cell Biology . Medicine

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Nucleolus is a life expectancy predictor

August 31, 2017

Scientists discover that nucleolar size correlates with health and lifespan in organisms as diverse as roundworms, flies and humans [more]

Astronomy . Astrophysics

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Antares' turbulent twilight

August 31, 2017

A map of gas distribution and velocities in the atmosphere of a red supergiant delivers insights into the fate of a star [more]

 
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