US-German team measures how quickly genomes change
Moving pictures are more suitable to interpret the mood of a person than a static photograph.
For the very first time, scientists have shown what EEG can really tell us about brain functioning
A new generation of flight simulators will attempt to make air traffic safer
Tiny laser-scanning microscope images brain cells in freely moving animals
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Their image of two-day-old zebrafish larvae convinced the jury.
On Saturday, October 17th, 2009, from 2 pm the Max Planck Institutes for Developmental Biology and Biological Cybernetics will open their doors and present their research highlights.
A duplicated gene provides the mirror carp with a back-up copy that protects against the effects of mutations and ensures sparse squamation.
Dirk Linke (37) has been awarded the Advancement Award of the German Society for Hygiene and Microbiology (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Hygiene und Mikrobiologie, DGHM)
A newly discovered signaling pathway ensures that plants remember to flower – even without positive signals from the environment.
Scientists from Tübingen, Germany, show that people really walk in circles when lost
Global rice research community provides critical tools to unravel the diversity of rice
The Friedrich Miescher Laboratory celebrates forty years of successful research
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Detlef Weigel and Nikos Logothetis have been elected to the American National Academy of Sciences
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Benjamin Schlager, PhD student in Ralf Sommers group at the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology in Tübingen, received the prize for his studies on the development of the nematode vulva.
Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology are on the scent of the structure of proteins and nucleic acids
Scientists in Tübingen have proven for the first time that widely-distributed networks of nerves in the brain can fundamentally reorganize as required.
Humans and monkeys are experts in face recognition making them even more akin than previously thought.
A new photo exhibition in the Max Planck House
A genetic defect in the flowering plant Arabidopsis thaliana proves to be a viable model for studying the basic principles of neurodegenerative illnesses.
A molecular parasite could play an important role in human evolution