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Smiling builds trust

Smiles perceived as genuine promote cooperation
Max Planck Society – Research

Chlamydia knock out the body’s own cancer defence

By breaking down the cancer-suppressing protein p53, Chlamydia prevent programmed cell death and thereby favour the process of cancer development
Max Planck Society – Research

A nanolamp with lightning-fast switch

A light source and its transistor-operated brightness control shrink to the size of a single molecule
Max Planck Society – Research

A stress protein is essential for antidepressant action

Scientists discover an unexpected link between the well-known stress protein FKBP51, autophagy and the effectiveness of antidepressants
Max Planck Society – Research

Calculating evolution

Programme predicts the development of influenza viruses
Max Planck Society – Research