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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

On a clear night, the starry sky appears calm and peaceful. In reality, however, all hell breaks loose in the heavens: stars absorb matter from other stars, suns explode and black holes greedily devour gas and dust. In short, there are a lot of extreme places in the universe – and they hold particular appeal for researchers. Max Planck astronomers investigate supernovas, study the properties of black holes and conduct research on what causes particles to accelerate.

Extreme Space

On a clear night, the starry sky appears calm and peaceful. In reality, however, all hell breaks loose in the heavens: stars absorb matter from other stars, suns explode and black holes greedily devour gas and dust. In short, there are a lot of extreme places in the universe – and they hold particular appeal for researchers. Max Planck astronomers investigate supernovas, study the properties of black holes and conduct research on what causes particles to accelerate.
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]

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Genetics . Linguistics . Medicine

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Defects in non-coding DNA could cause brain disorders

March 14, 2017

Researchers identifiy 26 variants in the 3’UTRome in patients with neurodevelopmental disorders [more]

Developmental Biology . Physiology

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Genome-based diets maximise growth, fecundity, and lifespan

March 13, 2017

A new developed diet for fruit flies increases growth and fecundity without shortening life-span [more]

Social and Behavioural Sciences

Older but bolder: older adults make riskier decisions

March 11, 2017

Older people make riskier choices than younger adults—and worse decisions [more]

Chemistry . Immunobiology . Medicine

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A sweet vaccine against pneumonia

March 09, 2017

A triple sugar induces an immune response against Streptococcus pneumoniae [more]

Earth Sciences . Ecology

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The myth of the pristine Amazon rainforest

March 08, 2017

Indigenous inhabitants shaped the rainforest by domesticating tree species in pre-Columbian times [more]

Chemistry . Material Sciences . Structural Biology

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Green chemistry from the mussel foot

March 01, 2017

The byssus threads of the common mussel are produced by a combination of self-assembly processes and biologically active steps [more]

Material Sciences . Quantum Physics

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Magic ink from the nano world

March 01, 2017

A chemical reaction alters the colours of plasmonic prints [more]

Chemistry . Material Sciences

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A filter for heavy hydrogen

February 28, 2017

Deuterium and tritium can be separated from each other relatively easily using a functionalized metal-organic framework compound [more]

 
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