21.08.2017

Neglected diseases: Dogs are a possible source of for zoonotic strongyloidiasis

People and their dogs - a relationship with side effects[more]


20.07.2017

Precision breeding needed to adapt corn to climate change, ancient samples show

It took 2000 years to successfully grow maize in northern climates, according to new findings in Science. We don’t have that long to adapt today’s crops to climate change.[more]


20.07.2017

Dissertation award from the Reinhold-und-Maria-Teufel-Foundation goes to Danelle Seymour (copy 1)

Former Max Planck PhD student honored for her PhD thesis in genetics and genomics of plants [more]


12.07.2017

A beacon of light for artificial intelligence

The Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems is celebrating the opening of its new building in Tübingen[more]


26.06.2017

Prestigious Otto Hahn Medal for young scientist

Manuela Kieninger is awarded the Otto Hahn Medal of the Max Planck Society[more]


19.06.2017

The Machine Learning Summer School is back in Tübingen!

For the fifth time, the MLSS takes place in Tübingen[more]


19.06.2017

Mastermind

Peeping into the brain with fNIRS: the color of the blots indicates blood flow in that area of the cortex (image courtesy of the visualization tool QVis, see: http://bit.ly/2q8te2v). Photo: Daniel Diers @ MPI for Biological Cybernetics

Predicting decisions by taking a glimpse into the brain[more]


19.06.2017

Wei Ding awarded Best Bioinformatics e-Poster Prize

PhD student receives prize for presentation of interactive computer program analyzing bacterial genomes[more]


11.04.2017

Roadshow Career Steps OPPORTUNITIES review

On 6 April the Roadshow Career Steps OPPORTUNITIES took place at the Max Planck Campus.[more]


05.04.2017

The pretense of movement: why do we get Cyber-sick?

Dr. Suzanne Nooij in the panoramic lab of the MPI

Motion sickness is an ancient phenomenon, which also occurs in modern virtual reality environments. [more]


24.02.2017

Heinz Maier-Leibnitz-Preis für Andreas Geiger

Dr. Andreas Geiger, Leiter der Max-Planck-Forschungsgruppe "Autonomes Maschinelles Sehen". Bild: MPI-IS / W. Scheible.

Der wichtigste Preis für wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchs in Deutschland geht u.a. an Andreas Geiger in Tübingen. Die insgesamt zehn Preisträgerinnen und Preisträger, die jedes Jahr von der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)...[more]


22.02.2017

Regionale Forschungsallianz: 900.000 Euro Startkapital für Projekt zur Sicherung stabiler Erträge im Pflanzenanbau

Forscherverbund unter Federführung der Universität Hohenheim erhält Förderung aus Landesprogramm „Regionale Forschungsallianzen“ / Projektpartner: Universität Tübingen und Max-Planck-Institut für Entwicklungsbiologie Tübingen[more]


01.02.2017

Two types of stress in the ocean

Figure 1 From left to right: an annelid worm, a penis worm, and an acorn worm. These animals are very distantly related to each other but all have the stress hormone noradrenaline, previously known only to exist in vertebrates. Credit: John Gerhart acorn worm image; Mattias Hogvall penis worm image.

Tübingen researchers discover that many marine animals use the stress hormone noradrenaline[more]


16.01.2017

1.2 million euros funding for new imaging technology in brain research

Caption: Activation of the visual cortex by presentation of a changing checkerboard pattern in humans measured at 9.4T. The red-labeled activation is based on a new approach (balanced steady state free precession) which allows an improved detection of the vascular response of cortical micro vessels. Photo: Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics

Professor Klaus Scheffler wants to test new methods in magnetic resonance imaging[more]


15.12.2016

Go ahead for Cyber Valley

Artificial intelligence finds a home. Science and industry come together to research and develop intelligent systems in the Stuttgart-Tübingen region - copyright Urheber der Bilder: MPI-IS / W. Scheible

Science and industry form one of Europe's largest research partnerships in artificial intelligence[more]


14.12.2016

Nikos Logothetis hält an seiner Entscheidung fest

Aufgrund immer wieder eintreffender Nachfragen möchten wir zur Forschung mit nicht-humanen Primaten am Max-Planck-Institut für biologische Kybernetik in Tübingen den aktuellen Sachstand zusammenfassen.[more]


29.11.2016

Uploading data to the brain

Learning a language with one click?[more]


17.11.2016

Ruth E. Ley im Interview bei Gert Scobel (3sat)

Dr. Ruth E. Ley, Direktorin am Max-Planck-Institut für Entwicklungsbiologie, live im Wissensmagazin scobel auf 3sat zu sehen (Urheber: Kirk McKoy Photography)

Das rätselhafte Leben in uns - TV-Sendung vom 17.11.2016[more]


08.10.2016

The Paralympics are over - the Cybathlon starts!

The pilot Sebastian Reul of the "Athena-Minerva-Team", that participated in the "Brain-Computer-Interface Race" (Picture credit: ETH Zurich, Nicola Pitaro).

CYBATHLON Championship for Athletes with Disabilities[more]


01.09.2016

Orientation without a master plan

A volunteer walking through virtual corridors. (C) Matthias Hohmann / Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Germany

Human spatial memory is made up of numerous individual maps[more]


26.07.2016

Body Talk: A New Crowdshaping Technology Uses Words to Create Accurate 3D Body Models

A breakthrough in our shared understanding, perception, and description of human body shape brings new alternatives to 3D body scanning[more]


18.07.2016

Bernhard Schölkopf has been elected member of the "Leopoldina"

Leopoldina - National Academy of Sciences [more]


20.05.2016

International Team of Scientists decodes genomic Diversity of Plants

Prof. Detlef Weigel in his lab (Copyright: Jörg Abendroth/ Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology)

Extensive variation revealed in 1001 genomes and epigenomes of Arabidopsis [more]


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