Press and Public Relations

Communication Department

Here you can find the contact persons in the Press and Public Relations department.
[more]

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

Language is the most important form of communication. But how has this instrument evolved in the course of evolution? And what is happening in our brains when we are having a conversation with someone? Language proves to be extraordinarily complex. And as our articles show, the topic is not only interesting for classical linguists and computer scientists, but also for psychologists and behavioural scientists.

Language

Language is the most important form of communication. But how has this instrument evolved in the course of evolution? And what is happening in our brains when we are having a conversation with someone? Language proves to be extraordinarily complex. And as our articles show, the topic is not only interesting for classical linguists and computer scientists, but also for psychologists and behavioural scientists. [more]
Robots are the superstars of the future. They are to drive cars, administer care to people in hospitals and homes, save lives after catastrophes, or perform medical tasks as tiny helpers in the body. Max Planck researchers are working hard to ensure that these scenarios become a reality one day. But at first, they have to overcome many challenges.

Robotics

Robots are the superstars of the future. They are to drive cars, administer care to people in hospitals and homes, save lives after catastrophes, or perform medical tasks as tiny helpers in the body. Max Planck researchers are working hard to ensure that these scenarios become a reality one day. But at first, they have to overcome many challenges. [more]

List is filtered with:

Behavioural Biology . Physiology

teaser_image_horizontal

Lost the beat

December 29, 2015

Mice suffer from a decrease in biological fitness if their internal clock is mixed up [more]

Evolutionary Biology . Structural Biology

teaser_image_horizontal

A vocabulary of ancient peptides

December 23, 2015

Max Planck scientists identify fragments of proteins that already existed billions of years ago [more]

Chemistry

teaser_image_horizontal

Femtochemistry: Atomic ballet in slow motion

December 21, 2015

Short electron pulses make it possible to observe a structural change in a complex molecule as if watching a film [more]

Genetics . Physiology

Lifetime stress accelerates epigenetic aging

December 21, 2015

Cumulative exposure to stress hormones affects the regulation of genes associated with aging and age-related diseases [more]

Neurosciences

teaser_image_horizontal

Understanding social impairments in autism

December 18, 2015

Scientists explain social impairments across the autistic spectrum using computational modelling

[more]

Astronomy . Astrophysics

teaser_image_horizontal

Dispatches from the middle ages of the universe

December 17, 2015

MAGIC telescopes measure gamma radiation from a remote galaxy [more]

Behavioural Biology . Neurosciences

teaser_image_horizontal

Their enemy's sex pheromone helps flies protect their offspring

December 17, 2015

Female Drosophila flies avoid oviposition sites that smell of parasitic wasps. This increases the survival rate of their larvae. [more]

Cell Biology . Medicine

teaser_image_horizontal

Gene variation promotes uncontrolled cell division

December 17, 2015

A common mutation creates a binding site on a receptor for growth factors and thereby accelerates tumor growth. [more]

 
loading content