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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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Climate Research . Earth Sciences . Ecology

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Blossoming partnership with a root

July 15, 2014

The symbiosis by which nodule bacteria make atmospheric nitrogen available for plants has very likely exactly one evolutionary origin, about 100 million years ago [more]

Developmental Biology

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Timing is not only ticking

July 14, 2014

Max Planck researchers discover that a Doppler effect influences segmentation [more]

Structural Biology

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A first direct glimpse of photosynthesis in action

July 11, 2014

Researchers visualize the processes by which photosynthetic proteins split water into hydrogen and oxygen [more]

Astrophysics

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Radio-burst from the Charioteer

July 10, 2014

Astronomers observe mysterious radio-burst from far beyond our galaxy [more]

Astronomy

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Vesta’s rocky history

July 04, 2014

The dark material found on the protoplanet Vesta contains the mineral serpentine − and must therefore be of exogenic origin. [more]

Medicine . Physiology

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HO-1 makes obese individuals sick

July 03, 2014

Study unravels a link between obesity and diabetes and suggests promising therapeutic strategies [more]

Cell Biology

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Cellular defense against fatal associations between proteins and DNA

July 03, 2014

Max Planck researchers discover new mechanism of DNA repair [more]

Astrophysics

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Sights are set on the Vela pulsar

July 03, 2014

The first data from H.E.S.S. II show the pulsed gamma-ray signal [more]

 
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