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MaxPlanckApp

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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. [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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Chemistry . Climate Research . Earth Sciences . Plant Research

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At the methane source of plants

June 25, 2014

Plants produce greenhouse gas from the amino acid methionine [more]

Material Sciences

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Bristling nanolayer

June 25, 2014

A new synthesis method enables the production of wafer-thin carbon layers for a wide range of applications [more]

Immunobiology

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Nanoscale order on the B cell

June 25, 2014

Biologists in Freiburg determine the arrangement of cell membrane molecules using a nanoscale tape measure [more]

Cell Biology . Neurosciences

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Tiny molecules boost mood

June 23, 2014

Small molecules may lead to the development of more effective treatments and/or biomarkers in mood disorders [more]

Cell Biology . Genetics

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The Battle of Xs

June 17, 2014

MOF complexes mediate genetic fair play [more]

Cognitive Science

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Does the moon affect our sleep?

June 16, 2014

Max Planck scientists find no correlation between moon phases and human sleep [more]

Material Sciences . Structural Biology

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The large wandering spider bites forever

June 12, 2014

The fangs of the venomous spider C. salei allow it to safely pierce the chitinous armour of prey insects [more]

Chemistry . Material Sciences

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Flowing water energises minerals

June 11, 2014

The electric charge of mineral surfaces changes in flowing water – a finding that is also important for understanding geological processes [more]

 
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