08.08.2018

Neuroscience societies join outcry over treatment of Max Planck neuroscientist

The two major neuroscience societies in the United States and Europe have joined forces to criticize the prestigious Max Planck Society (MPS) in Germany for its treatment of a world-renowned neuroscientist targeted by...[more]


01.08.2018

Confidence in us must never be called into doubt

Prof. Dr. Martin Stratmann, President of Max Planck Society. Copyright: Max Planck Society

The German University newspaper DUZ published an interview with MPG President Martin Stratmann.[more]


26.07.2018

How molecules measure embryo size

During embryo development, two molecules establish the correct tissue proportions – and adapt them to the embryo’s overall size[more]


09.12.2017

Max Planck researcher receives animal welfare award

Associate Professor Dr. Dr. Hamid R. Noori, Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tübingen. Picture: Private

The German Research Foundation awards the Ursula M. Händel Animal Welfare Prize to Hamid R. Noori[more]


20.07.2018

Inauguration of the TübingenNeuroCampus

The TübingenNeuroCampus (TNC) has been inaugurated on July 19, 2018.[more]


19.07.2018

A plant species with the genetic diversity to withstand climate change

Arabidopsis thaliana

Tübingen, 19 July 2018. Global climate change can have catastrophic consequences for many species, but a few might have the ability to survive or even thrive. Plants (and all organisms) have two options for responding to climate...[more]


17.07.2018

300,000 year standoff could be key to crop pathogen control

Tübingen, 17 July 2018. Researchers in the laboratory of Detlef Weigel at the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology discovered a feud going back 300,000 years by studying a common pathogenic bacterium and one of the wild...[more]


16.07.2018

1.5 million Euros for research on the evolution of proteins

Research consortium receives funding from Volkswagen Foundation[more]


13.07.2018

First machine learning method capable of accurate extrapolation

A robot needs to learn about his body and the environment. It tries a few different motions and uses the algorithm. It can then predict what will happen with larger movements and at higher speeds. Picture: IST Austria, Birgit Rieger.

Scientists develop new machine learning method that can make robots safer - New method provides simpler and more intuitive models of physical situations[more]


09.07.2018

Fit for the job!

Following the motto "Fit for the job", the organizing team of the health day on 5 July put together a packed and attractive program and dedicated the whole day to the topic of health. Health is more than just proper...[more]


05.07.2018

University came to the rescue of accused researcher

A university’s leaders might disown researchers in the face of allegations of unethical practice out of fear for the establishment’s reputation (see, for example, Nature 558, 13–14; 2018). Three years ago, I had the opposite...[more]


02.07.2018

Give and Take: How We Recognise Interactions

Tübingen neuroscientists investigate how actions that relate be-tween individuals are recognised and represented in the brain[more]


27.06.2018

Jia-Jie Zhu receives the Marie Curie Individual Fellowship

Jia-Jie with the robot Apollo

A prestigious junior scientist fellowship is awarded to the MPI-IS researcher[more]


20.06.2018

Award for Tübinger Computer Vision Scientist stands tribute to Cyber Valley being at the forefront of AI research

Andreas Geiger (Mitte) erhält den Young Researcher Award des IEEE Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI) Technical Committee - die renommierteste Auszeichnung im Bereich Computer Vision für einen jungen Forscher.

For the first time, the prestigious IEEE PAMI Young Researcher Award goes to a German researcher.[more]


20.06.2018

Realistic Avatars for the Virtual Zoo

© MPI for Intelligent Systems

On the basis of a few photos alone, a new technique creates realistic avatars of animals that look and move like real animals[more]


05.06.2018

Machine Learning Frontiers in Precision Medicine

© MPI for Intelligent Systems

Dept. Empirical Inference is part of this new scientific network [more]


04.06.2018

Max Planck scientists criticize handling of animal-rights charges against leading neuroscientist

They say the Max Planck Society’s reaction to the indictment of Nikos Logothetis has disrupted research[more]


04.06.2018

His experiments were supposed to help cure Parkinson's disease and dementia

Then the brain researcher Nikos Logothetis from Tübingen, who was regarded as a candidate for the Nobel Prize, became the target of radical animal rights activists[more]


25.05.2018

Cyber Valley attracts research group leaders from around the world

MPI for Intelligent Systems

Research cooperation in the field of Intelligent Systems gains momentum[more]


04.05.2018

Ruth Ley receives the Ernst Jung-Prize for Medicine 2018

Tübingen, May 4th, 2018. The Jung Foundation for Science and Research in Hamburg announced that the Ernst Jung Prize for Medicine 2018 will be shared by Prof. Dr. Ruth Ley, Director of the Department of Microbiome Science at the...[more]


24.04.2018

Initiative to establish a European Lab for Learning & Intelligent Systems

MPI for Intelligent Systems

Warning about the competition from the USA and China - appeal to politics[more]


20.04.2018

One step closer to reality

The software "PyFRAP" is an accurate and reliable tool for the analysis of molecular movement, employing numerical simulations rather than simplified assumptions [more]


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