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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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Neurosciences

Neurons adjust their proteins during homeostatic scaling

October 21, 2016

Neurons adjust their synapses by altering the synthesis of hundreds of proteins to regulate synaptic strength and network activity [more]

Social and Behavioural Sciences

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Life expectancy: trends among the highly educated show the way

October 19, 2016

Higher education levels can reduce mortality especially in older people [more]

Genetics . Medicine

Gene fusions can lead to glioblastoma in children

October 19, 2016

Scientists discover a new target for treating aggressive brain tumors [more]

Astronomy

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The turbulent heart of Eta Carinae

October 19, 2016

Detailed images of binary system reveal the collision zone of stellar winds [more]

Social and Behavioural Sciences

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Decision-making research in children: Rules of thumb are learned with time

October 18, 2016

Study investigates how 9-, 12-, and 17-year-olds deal with simple decision rules [more]

Behavioural Biology

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Blackbirds switch abruptly to fly-by-night behaviour at migration time

October 17, 2016

The normally diurnal birds don't need time to adjust their circadian clocks before departing for their winter habitats [more]

Genetics

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New gene functions after genomic duplications

October 12, 2016

Researchers in Berlin describe how duplications of DNA segments affect the three dimensional structure of the genome [more]

Medicine

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Diabetes: new hope for better wound healing

October 11, 2016

Sluggish insulin metabolism results in slow and incomplete healing of injuries [more]

 
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