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]


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]


26.03.2018

Detlef Weigel will receive the Barbara McClintock Prize 2019

Announcement of the Barbara McClintock Prize for Plant Genetics and Genome Studies awardee 2019 [more]


20.03.2018

Breaking species barriers by “breeding” mice in a dish

Breakthrough in stem cell techniques allows genetic studies between mouse species without crosses[more]


09.03.2018

Why the World Looks Stable While We Move

The experimental setup relies on computer-controlled air cushions to stabilise the test subject's head within the fMRI scanner. This allows scanning the moving head. LEDs are used as reference points to measure head movements and adapt the VR feed accordingly. Image: CIN, Universität Tübingen

Tübingen Neuroscientists investigate the interaction of visual perception and head movements with functional magnetic resonance imaging[more]


08.03.2018

International Virtual Reality Conference “IEEE VR 2018” comes to Reutlingen, Germany

Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics Virtual Reality Lab. Picture: Berthold Steinhilber / Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics

IEEE VR 2018 is hosted by the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics and the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering IAO Stuttgart [more]


23.02.2018

Scientists create ‘Evolutionwatch’ for plants

Tübingen, 23rdth  February 2018.  Scientists are giving plant collections from museums a new lease of life with ‘Evolutionwatch’ – a new way to study evolution in action.  Using a hitchhiking weed, scientists from...[more]


20.02.2018

Statement of the Max Planck Society

The Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics in Tübingen.© Max-Planck-Gesellschaft

Statement of the Max Planck Society on the issue of a penal order in connection with experiments on three monkeys against three employees of the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics.[more]


18.12.2017

Smart Health: 2 million euros in funding for new electronic systems for intelligent medical technology

CorTec Brain Interchange, an implantable technology, can measure and stimulate brain activity for long-term use.

Professor Klaus Scheffler plans to develop and test new electronic systems in active implants - Innovative funding from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)[more]


18.12.2017

Life on the edge prepares plants for climate change

Tübingen, 18th  December 2017.  In the first study to predict whether different populations of the same plant species can adapt to climate change, scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology...[more]


27.10.2017

Bernhard Schölkopf receives Leibniz Prize 2018

Germany's most prestigious research funding prize - €2.5 million each for outstanding research work[more]


28.11.2017

The catch-up or fallback illusion

PD Dr. Tobias Meilinger / Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics.

Why we accidentally slow-down people on the motorway and lose football matches[more]


27.10.2017

Philipp Hennig receives prestigious ERC Starting Grant

Philipp Hennig, Group Leader at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Tübingen

Max Planck Research Group Leader Philipp Hennig will use the five-year funding with a total of 1.45 million Euros for his “Probabilistic Automated Numerical Analysis in Machine learning and Artificial intelligence (PANAMA)”...[more]


27.10.2017

From small to not so pixel-perfect large

Photo: EnhanceNet-PAT is capable of upsampling a low-resolution image (left) to a high definition version (middle). The result is indistinguishable from the original image (right).

The Algorithm EnhanceNet-PAT is OK not being perfect – but shows a better result[more]


25.10.2017

Patrick Müller receives the „EMBO Young Investigator” Award

Tübingen, 25th October 2017. Patrick Müller, group leader at the Friedrich Miescher Laboratory, is one of the “EMBO Young Investigators” 2017. EMBO announces today the selection of 28 young scientists as EMBO Young Investigators....[more]


23.10.2017

Amazon wants to join Cyber Valley

In Cyber Valley, partners from science and industry are advancing research into AI and robotics. The technology company Amazon now wants to join this research cooperation.

The technology company is supporting the research collaboration on AI initiated by the Max Planck Society[more]


20.10.2017

Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard - passion, creativity and verve for biological research

Nobel laureate Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard turns 75 today[more]


11.10.2017

Jeannette Bohg is a woman in robotics you should know about!

Robohub 2017 list of 25 influentual women in robotics[more]


04.10.2017

"Türen auf für die Maus"!

Am gestrigen Tag der Deutschen Einheit hieß es am Max-Planck-Institut für Entwicklungsbiologie "Türen auf für die Maus"! [more]


29.09.2017

Good User Interfaces for Automated Driving Continues to be Necessary

Best paper award for scientists Dr Lewis Chuang and Ms. Christiane Glatz from the Max Planck Institute of Biological Cybernetics in Tübingen[more]


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]


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