Researchers block plant hormone

A small molecule inhibits jasmonic acid and helps to explain its effects
Max Planck Society – Research

500 million year reset for the immune system

A single factor can reset the immune system of mice to a state likely similar to what is was 500 million years ago, when the first vertebrates emerged.
Max Planck Society – Research

Coffee withdrawal

Coffee: It leaves some people feeling fit and refreshed; in others, it makes their heart race. Scientists have developed several decaffeination processes to allow even people who react badly to caffeine to enjoy a cup of the “black brew.” Kurt

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A protecting umbrella against oxygen

Toward fuel cells built from renewable and abundant components
Max Planck Society – Research

Each grain is different

The interstellar dust particles from the Stardust mission show great variations in their elemental composition and structure
Max Planck Society – Research