Latest Max Planck Institute Stories
Messenger molecule in oral secretions of herbivorous insects changes flower opening time of their host plants: Hummingbirds take over role as pollinators from moths.
GÃ¶ttingen scientists develop an autonomous walking robot that flexibly switches between many different gaits by using "chaos control."
Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology in TÃ¼bingen, Germany, and Indiana University in Bloomington have now been able to measure for the first time directly the speed with which new mutations occur in plants.
A team of researchers has shown that some mathematical algorithms provide clues about the artistic style of a painting.
An international team of scientists that includes an astronomer from Princeton University has made the first direct observation of a planet-like object orbiting a star similar to the sun.
Not only in the Earth's mantle, in the atmosphere and in the outer layers of the Sun, but also in a chemical reactor, the exchange of heat may not be as effective as originally thought.
Information field theory enables astronomers, medical practitioners and geologists to look into places where their measuring instruments are blind.
In order to effectively fight pathogens, even at remote areas of the human body, immune cells have to move quickly and in a flexible manner
The SUNRISE balloon-borne telescope, a collaborative project between the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research in Katlenburg-Lindau and partners in Germany, Spain and the USA, has now delivered images that show the complex interplay on the solar surface to a level of detail never before achieved.
Scientists observe the emergence of a new adaptation strategy to rapidly changing environmental conditions.
- A political dynamiter.