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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 . Evolutionary Biology

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Bearded dragons show REM and slow wave sleep

April 28, 2016

Brain sleep appeared early in vertebrate evolution [more]

Medicine . Physiology

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High-fat diet starves the brain

April 28, 2016

Fat decreases glucose levels in the mouse brain [more]

Quantum Physics

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A tiny switch for a few particles of light

April 28, 2016

A single molecule allows a beam of light with a few photons to be controlled - a step towards the photonic computer [more]

Cognitive Science

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Action recognition without mirror neurons

April 28, 2016

Role of mirror neurons in social interaction not as important as previously assumed [more]

Evolutionary Biology

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Hominins may have been food for carnivores

April 27, 2016

Tooth-marks on a 500,000-year-old femur from Morocco indicate hominin hunting or scavenging by large carnivores [more]

Neurosciences

From retina to cortex: An unexpected division of labor

April 27, 2016

Scientists at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience reveal new insights about our understanding of perception of light and dark patterns in the brain [more]

Computer Science . Developmental Biology

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Software helps decrypt embryonic development

April 26, 2016

Scientists from Tübingen develop new mathematical approaches and software to model the networks that control embryonic development [more]

Cell Biology . Physiology

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Survival through a biochemical shortcut

April 25, 2016

Researchers unravel the metabolic basis that allows worms and yeast to survive extreme desiccation [more]

 
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