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15.01.2016 // One worm, five faces
This bear-like mouth form was completely unknown to the scientists. Thus, they first thought it must be a new species. But it wasn't...Two of five different morphs of Pristionchus borbonicus which was found on the island of La Réunion. The beard-like labial morphology is a novelty known only from this species and P. sycomori (found in South Africa). (Credit: Jürgen Berger & Vladislav Susoy / Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology)

New roundworm species discovered by German scientists on Réunion


14.12.2015 // A Vocabulary of Ancient Peptides
Vikram Alva, first author of the publication. Credit: Jörg Abendroth/Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology

Max Planck scientists identify fragments of proteins that already existed billions of years ago


14.12.2015 // New method visualizes the hidden language of the brain
Scanning electron microscopic image of a Platynereis larva. Such a larva was sectioned to 5000 sections and its neuronal circuits containing neuropeptides were reconstructed after siGOLD labelling. Credit: Réza Shahidi/Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology

Gold particles allow to stain neuropeptides and visualize neurons in the brain’s wiring diagram


14.12.2015 // Observing evolution in real time
HIV-infected T cell (Content incl. text, images and data are at your disposal in the course of your reporting under a CC BY 4.0 license.)

Scientists at the Max Planck institute for Developmental Biology analyze the dynamics of HI-virus adaptation


16.11.2015 // Ruth E. Ley to become Director at the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology
Ruth E. Ley, Ph.D., to become new Director at the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology in Tübingen, Germany, from January 2016. (Credit: Kirk McKoy Photography)

Tübingen, November 16, 2015. The Max Planck Institute (MPI) for Developmental Biology in Tübingen, Germany, is delighted that Ruth E. Ley, Ph.D., has accepted the institute’s call as Director. Ley will head her new department in...


04.11.2015 // Plants defend their territory with toxic substances

Plant toxins block histone deacetylases of neighboring plants and influence their growth negatively


03.11.2015 // New test for ancient DNA authenticity throws doubt on Stone Age wheat trade

Tübingen, November 3rd, 2015. A DNA sample thought to show prehistoric trade in cereals is most likely from modern wheat, according to new research led by the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology. A cooperation of...


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