Press Releases

<p>Von Asteroiden, der Energiewende und Künstlicher Intelligenz </p>

From asteroids to energy transition and artificial intelligence

August 16, 2018

„Science at the Göttinger Literaturherbst" invites the audience on a journey through top German and international research from October 12-21, 2018 covering the spectrum from mathematics to species protection, and sleep research. Join the discussion! (press release in German)

Auf die Größe kommt es an

Size does matter

July 23, 2018

Ion channels play a crucial role in various processes in our body and many are specific for a certain type of ion. But how is selection achieved? Researchers now have found out: Ions slip through potassium channels so efficiently and exclusively because they pass through the channels “naked”. 

Wie sich Kohlenmonoxid zu Kohlendioxid umwandelt

Mechanisms for catalytic carbon monoxide oxidation clarified

June 26, 2018

Catalytic reactions clean up emissions from motor vehicles and industrial smokestacks. One of the most importnant reactions hereby is the oxidation of toxic carbon monoxide to less harmful carbon dioxide. Researchers now have solved this reaction in molecular detail. (press release in German)


Multimedia & News

<p> Beatboxing live im MRT</p>

Beatboxing live in MRI


Fast stuff! The tongue in beatbox mode: Gaucho (Timo Schnepf) performs freestyle in real-time MRI with a technique developed by Jens Frahm and his team (50 images per second).

Max-Planck-Tag in Göttingen – 14. September 2018

Max Planck Day in Göttingen – September 14, 2018


The Max Planck Day on September 14 in Göttingen and 31 other German cities offers visitors the opportunity to experience research live at Max Planck Institutes.

Upcoming Seminars

Dynamics of Surface Reactions: Reactant Mode Specificity and Product Energy Disposal

Prof. Hua Guo
Aug 31, 2018 14:00 - 15:00
Max-Planck-Institut für biophysikalische Chemie (MPIBPC), Room: Ernst Abbé Seminarraum

Faßberg Seminar Series: Phase separation at the nerve terminal

Dr. Dragomir Milovanovic
Sep 5, 2018 11:00 - 12:30
Max-Planck-Institut für biophysikalische Chemie (MPIBPC), Room: Ludwig Prandtl Hall

Modelling the RNA life cycle in yeast under stress from RNA-protein binding data

David Schnoerr
Sep 6, 2018 11:00 - 12:00
Max-Planck-Institut für biophysikalische Chemie (MPIBPC), Room: Tower IV, Seminar Room, 2nd Floor

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