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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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Particle Physics . Quantum Physics

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At the heart of the antimatter mystery

June 02, 2014

An extremely accurate measurement of the proton’s magnetic moment could help to explain the surplus of matter in the Universe [more]

Material Sciences . Quantum Physics . Solid State Research

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Change of perspective in the electronic landscape

June 02, 2014

The conventional electronic model for metals is not valid for bismuth [more]

Cognitive Science . Neurosciences

Viewers of pornography have a smaller reward system

June 02, 2014

Study shows a connection between consumption and brain structure [more]

Genetics . Physiology

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Environmental change leaves its footprint in the epigenome

May 30, 2014

High-fat diets and long daylight periods alter epigenetic markers in wild mice [more]

Behavioural Biology . Evolutionary Biology . Social and Behavioural Sciences

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Extortioners are only temporarily successful

May 29, 2014

A game theory experiment demonstrates that people only let themselves be extorted to a limited extent, thus contradicting models indicating the success of extortionate social conduct [more]

Complex Systems . Microbiology

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The pirate in the microbe

May 27, 2014

Bacteria do not move entirely randomly as they scout the surface of host cells [more]

Behavioural Biology . Cognitive Science

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Outgrowing emotional egocentricity

May 26, 2014

Max Planck researchers discover a region of the brain that enables children to overcome emotional self-centeredness as they mature [more]

Astrophysics

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Gamma rays from the core of active galaxies

May 23, 2014

Observations show that outbursts occur in the nuclear regions of active galaxies [more]

 
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