Latest Max Planck Institute Stories
Max Planck researchers have uncovered an ingenious evolutionary trick: a signaling chain is allocated several functions, enabling optimal adaptation to environmental conditions.
Sex pheromone production in European corn borer races explored -- tracking the origin of new species.
Journeys across several time zones make our internal body clocks go haywire.
EU citizens should be able to determine for themselves under which national law they want to bequeath their estate.
Until recently, the disastrous scale of the threat posed by salmon farms to the fauna and National Park of the AysÃ©n region of southern Chile was entirely unknown.
How postpartum depression arises and how it could be prevented.
High testosterone in house sparrows darkens their bill.
Scientists from TÃ¼bingen reveal an evolutionary dilemma: plants that are more resistant to disease grow more slowly and are less competitive than susceptible relatives when enemies are rare.
Communication across species boundaries by echolocation calls in bats.
The downside of marriage for women: the greater a wifeâ€™s age gap from her husband, the lower her life expectancy
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