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Neanderthals boosted our immune system

The mixing of archaic human forms played an important role in shaping the immune system of modern humans
Max Planck Society – Research

The dandelion uses latex to protect its roots against insect feeding

A single chemical compound in the latex sap of the plant deters cockchafer larvae.
Max Planck Society – Research

No silent night

Bats adapt their echolocation calls to noise
Max Planck Society – Research

The brain concentrates on the objective

When it comes to planning actions, the goal is more important than the approach
Max Planck Society – Research

A worm with five faces

Max Planck scientists discover new roundworm species on Réunion
Max Planck Society – Research