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Fight or flight – the zebrafish’s eye decides

The eye of a zebrafish larva can already distinguish between prey and predator
Max Planck Society – Research

How Paramecium protozoa claw their way to the top

Thanks to their asymmetrical form, the slipper-shaped microorganisms can swim to the surface of the water under their own steam
Max Planck Society – Research

NOEMA in the search for our origins

The observatory on the Plateau de Bure is being expanded to become the most powerful radio telescope in the northern hemisphere
Max Planck Society – Research

New diagnostic method identifies genetic diseases

PhenIX can identify genetic diseases quickly and reliably based on analyses of genes and symptoms
Max Planck Society – Research

The shadow of a disease

Proteins such as tumour markers can be easily and sensitively detected by their scattered light
Max Planck Society – Research