19.07.2018

A plant species with the genetic diversity to withstand climate change

Arabidopsis thaliana

Tübingen, 19 July 2018. Global climate change can have catastrophic consequences for many species, but a few might have the ability to survive or even thrive. Plants (and all organisms) have two options for responding to climate...[more]


17.07.2018

300,000 year standoff could be key to crop pathogen control

Tübingen, 17 July 2018. Researchers in the laboratory of Detlef Weigel at the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology discovered a feud going back 300,000 years by studying a common pathogenic bacterium and one of the wild...[more]


16.07.2018

1.5 million Euros for research on the evolution of proteins

Research consortium receives funding from Volkswagen Foundation[more]


09.07.2018

Fit for the job!

Following the motto "Fit for the job", the organizing team of the health day on 5 July put together a packed and attractive program and dedicated the whole day to the topic of health. Health is more than just proper...[more]


05.07.2018

University came to the rescue of accused researcher

A university’s leaders might disown researchers in the face of allegations of unethical practice out of fear for the establishment’s reputation (see, for example, Nature 558, 13–14; 2018). Three years ago, I had the opposite...[more]


02.07.2018

Give and Take: How We Recognise Interactions

Tübingen neuroscientists investigate how actions that relate be-tween individuals are recognised and represented in the brain[more]


20.06.2018

Award for Tübinger Computer Vision Scientist stands tribute to Cyber Valley being at the forefront of AI research

Andreas Geiger (Mitte) erhält den Young Researcher Award des IEEE Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI) Technical Committee - die renommierteste Auszeichnung im Bereich Computer Vision für einen jungen Forscher.

For the first time, the prestigious IEEE PAMI Young Researcher Award goes to a German researcher.[more]


20.06.2018

Realistic Avatars for the Virtual Zoo

© MPI for Intelligent Systems

On the basis of a few photos alone, a new technique creates realistic avatars of animals that look and move like real animals[more]


05.06.2018

Machine Learning Frontiers in Precision Medicine

© MPI for Intelligent Systems

Dept. Empirical Inference is part of this new scientific network [more]


04.06.2018

Max Planck scientists criticize handling of animal-rights charges against leading neuroscientist

They say the Max Planck Society’s reaction to the indictment of Nikos Logothetis has disrupted research[more]


04.06.2018

His experiments were supposed to help cure Parkinson's disease and dementia

Then the brain researcher Nikos Logothetis from Tübingen, who was regarded as a candidate for the Nobel Prize, became the target of radical animal rights activists[more]


25.05.2018

Cyber Valley attracts research group leaders from around the world

MPI for Intelligent Systems

Research cooperation in the field of Intelligent Systems gains momentum[more]


04.05.2018

Ruth Ley receives the Ernst Jung-Prize for Medicine 2018

Tübingen, May 4th, 2018. The Jung Foundation for Science and Research in Hamburg announced that the Ernst Jung Prize for Medicine 2018 will be shared by Prof. Dr. Ruth Ley, Director of the Department of Microbiome Science at the...[more]


24.04.2018

Initiative to establish a European Lab for Learning & Intelligent Systems

MPI for Intelligent Systems

Warning about the competition from the USA and China - appeal to politics[more]


20.04.2018

One step closer to reality

The software "PyFRAP" is an accurate and reliable tool for the analysis of molecular movement, employing numerical simulations rather than simplified assumptions [more]


26.03.2018

Detlef Weigel will receive the Barbara McClintock Prize 2019

Announcement of the Barbara McClintock Prize for Plant Genetics and Genome Studies awardee 2019 [more]


20.03.2018

Breaking species barriers by “breeding” mice in a dish

Breakthrough in stem cell techniques allows genetic studies between mouse species without crosses[more]


09.03.2018

Why the World Looks Stable While We Move

The experimental setup relies on computer-controlled air cushions to stabilise the test subject's head within the fMRI scanner. This allows scanning the moving head. LEDs are used as reference points to measure head movements and adapt the VR feed accordingly. Image: CIN, Universität Tübingen

Tübingen Neuroscientists investigate the interaction of visual perception and head movements with functional magnetic resonance imaging[more]


08.03.2018

International Virtual Reality Conference “IEEE VR 2018” comes to Reutlingen, Germany

Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics Virtual Reality Lab. Picture: Berthold Steinhilber / Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics

IEEE VR 2018 is hosted by the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics and the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering IAO Stuttgart [more]


23.02.2018

Scientists create ‘Evolutionwatch’ for plants

Tübingen, 23rdth  February 2018.  Scientists are giving plant collections from museums a new lease of life with ‘Evolutionwatch’ – a new way to study evolution in action.  Using a hitchhiking weed, scientists from...[more]


20.02.2018

Statement of the Max Planck Society

The Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics in Tübingen.© Max-Planck-Gesellschaft

Statement of the Max Planck Society on the issue of a penal order in connection with experiments on three monkeys against three employees of the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics.[more]


18.12.2017

Smart Health: 2 million euros in funding for new electronic systems for intelligent medical technology

CorTec Brain Interchange, an implantable technology, can measure and stimulate brain activity for long-term use.

Professor Klaus Scheffler plans to develop and test new electronic systems in active implants - Innovative funding from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)[more]


18.12.2017

Life on the edge prepares plants for climate change

Tübingen, 18th  December 2017.  In the first study to predict whether different populations of the same plant species can adapt to climate change, scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology...[more]


27.10.2017

Bernhard Schölkopf receives Leibniz Prize 2018

Germany's most prestigious research funding prize - €2.5 million each for outstanding research work[more]


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