Latest Max Planck Institute Stories
Microbes are omnipresent on earth. They are found as free-living microorganisms as well as in communities with other higher organisms.
Sino-German research group draws a new map at the Urumqi radio telescope and discovers two supernova remnants.
People can develop new technologies and animals may migrate to other regions.
A team of scientists at Germany’s Max-Planck Institute for Astronomy has discovered a potentially habitable planet about 3.6 times as massive of Earth orbiting the star HD 85512, roughly 36.23 light years away.
Sunken oceanic crust resurfaces from Earth's mantle after only 500 million years.
The different populations of the South American Burrowing Parrot originated in Chile.
Visual and tactile objects in our surroundings are translated into a perception by complex interactions of neurons in the cortex.
Sex difference in the brain varies according to social status.
Excessive noise is not the only thing that causes damage to hearing.
Technology developed with ESA funding and drawing on long-running research aboard the International Space Station is opening up a new way to keep hospital patients safe from infections.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.