MPG

More Sumatran orangutans than previously thought

More Sumatran orangutans live in the wild than previously thought, yet continuing deforestation is likely to substantially reduce their number
Max Planck Society – Research

Neuronal calculations consider expectations

The fly brain takes typical features of the environment into account when calculating motion
Max Planck Society – Research

Nanotechnology: Molecular Lego with an encoded blueprint

In a self-organized process, a selected peptide forms a honeycomb structure on a surface
Max Planck Society – Research

Eavesdropping on aliens

A small band in the sky has been identified in which extraterrestrial astronomers have good chances of discovering Earth
Max Planck Society – Research

Why do chimpanzees throw stones at trees?

Newly discovered stone tool-use behavior and accumulation sites in wild chimpanzees reminiscent to human cairns
Max Planck Society – Research