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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

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]

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Developmental Biology

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No blood vessels without cloche

July 15, 2016

After 20 years of searching scientists discover the mystic gene controlling vessel and blood cell growth in the embryo [more]

Astrophysics

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1.2 million galaxies in 3D

July 14, 2016

Astronomers hope a new map will help to shed light on the dark side of the universe [more]

Climate Research . Earth Sciences

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Warmer Mediterranean turns the Sahel green

July 13, 2016

Anthropogenic climate change contributes to fanning of the West African monsoon by moisture from the Mediterranean [more]

Quantum Physics

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Quantum logic with photons

July 12, 2016

A quantum gate allows light particles to interact with each other and could thus become the key component in a quantum computer [more]

Evolutionary Biology

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Homo erectus walked as we do

July 12, 2016

1.5-million-year-old footprints provide window to the life of Homo erectus [more]

Cell Biology

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Sharper than living matter permits

July 11, 2016

Max Planck researchers outsmart the biological uncertainty principle [more]

Neurosciences

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Messaging by flow in the brain

July 07, 2016

Max Planck researchers visualize cilia-based networks in the brain, which could transport vital messenger substances [more]

Cell Biology . Developmental Biology

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Cells send out stop signs

July 04, 2016

Signaling molecules can make neuronal extensions retract at a distance [more]

 
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