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12.01.2009 // Novel findings on the evolution of parasitism
Images taken with a scanning electron microscope showing the parasite Strongyloides papillosus (front) and its distant relatives Pristionchus pacificus (left) and Caenorhabditis elegans (right).Photo: Jürgen Berger / Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology

Scientists discover a conserved signaling module controlling the formation of dauer or infective larvae in nematodes


20.11.2008 // Uncovering secrets of life in the ocean
Platynereis dumerilii. Picture: Friedrich Hempelmann (1911).

Researchers unravel how the very first eyes in evolution might have worked and how they guide the swimming of marine plankton towards light


06.11.2008 // Max Planck Campus and University of Tübingen are intesifying their cooperation within the life science departments

A syposium and a "Faculty Club" shall support networking and bundle strengths


08.12.2009 // Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard was elected Mercator-Professorin 2008
Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard was elected Mercator-Professorin 2008.

The first German female scientist to win the nobel prize for medicine is now Mercator Professor 2008 at the University Duisburg-Essen: Biologist Prof. Dr. Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard (66). She is renowned for her research on...


27.10.2008 // Clever architecture - structure of a cellular fuel pipeline decoded
Structure of an essential transport channel in the power stations of our cells - the mitochondria. Picture: Structure: Zweckstetter, MPIbpc, Mitochondria: Linder Biologie, 22. Auflage; with the friendly allowance of the Schroedel-Verlages.

Göttingen, October 27, 2008. An interdisciplinary team of scientists from the Max Planck Institutes of Biophysical Chemistry (Göttingen), Biochemistry (Martinsried), Developmental Biology (Tübingen) and Biological...


23.10.2008 // Gates Foundation Invests in 106 Novel Ideas for Global Health
Dirk Linke, Max-Planck-Institute for Developmental Biology.

Scientists from Diverse Set of Disciplines and Regions Receive $100,000 Each to Explore Bold, Untested Projects


29.09.2008 // Sequencing thousand and one genomes
Different strains of thale cress, with the background schematically indicating differences in the genetic code.Photo: Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology.

Researchers report the simultaneous completion of the first genomes of wild Arabidopsis thaliana strains as part of the 1001 Genomes Project.


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