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Osiris has its target in sight

The scientific imaging system on board ESA’s spacecraft Rosetta gets its first glimpse of comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko
Max-Planck-Gesellschaft – Forschung

Well-rested flies

Therapeutic agent reduces age-related sleep problems in fruit flies
Max-Planck-Gesellschaft – Forschung

Mode of action of new multiple sclerosis drug discovered

Dimethyl fumarate inhibits inflammatory cell infiltration of the central nervous system through blockade of a specific receptor
Max-Planck-Gesellschaft – Forschung

The neanderthal in us

Contemporary Europeans have as many as three times more Neanderthal variants in genes involved in lipid catabolism than Asians and Africans
Max-Planck-Gesellschaft – Forschung

The first insects were not yet able to smell well

Odorant receptors of recent insects evolved long after insects migrated from water to land
Max-Planck-Gesellschaft – Forschung