Latest Max Planck Society News

Human Populations survived Toba volcanic super-eruption 74,000 years ago
A weak heart also damages brain
Genetic secret of night vision
Discovery of ancient Salmonella
Oldest reconstructed bacterial genomes link agriculture and herding with emergence of new disease
Bacterium makes complex loops
Antibodies: body’s own antidepressants
Birds migrate regardless of climatic conditions
Modified tuberculosis vaccine as a therapy for cancer of bladder
“Make two out of one” – Division of Artificial Cells
Planck Academy launched
Reproductive genome from laboratory
Interim report of victim research project submitted to Bavarian Parliament
Researchers were not right about left brains
5200-year-old cereal grains from eastern Altai Mountains predate trans-Eurasian crop exchange
“The Mendelian rules cannot be suspended”
Feedback Culture: When Colleagues Become Competitors
Cellular waste system disposes of coronavirus
“A panoramic view of Sun”
Sensory perception is not superficial brain work
Tropical trees are living time capsules of human history
Japan Prize 2020 goes to Svante Pääbo
Reverse engineering cash: researchers investigate how coin designs communicate value
“Next generation” Max Planck Center opened
Me first or us first?
Swing feel in lab
An ultrafast microscope for quantum world
Sacrifice one person in order to save five?
Erin Schuman is awarded 2020 Louis-Jeantet Prize
Interdisciplinary study reveals new insights into evolution of signed languages
CLICS: World’s largest database of cross-linguistic lexical associations
Prosocial and tolerant parrots help others to obtain food
Springer Nature and Projekt Deal finalise world’s largest transformative open access agreement
Mysterious radio bursts from a nearby spiral galaxy
Cancer-like metabolism makes brain grow
Dogs and wolves are both good at cooperating
Three new Dioscuri Centres in Poland
Body cells spy out bacteria
Meaning of emotion: cultural and biological evolution impact how humans feel feelings
Scientific highlights 2019
Social status beats money
Synchro swimmers under microscope
Final results report and measures for Max Planck-wide survey
Star formation in center of Milky Way came in bursts, new study shows
Protein Injections in Medicine
Gerald Haug appointed new Leopoldina President
How extreme environmental conditions affect human brain
Third call for Dioscuri Centres