Fast and efficient diagnoses through artificial intelligence

The mechanical properties of cells can reveal which diseases a patient is suffering from. Researchers at the Max-Planck-Zentrum für Physik und Medizin…

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With new technology, researchers can look deep into the interior of cells – in 3-D

Tracking the mystery of cell division: Scientists of the IRI Life Sciences of Humboldt University and the Max Planck Institute for the Science of…

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Launch of the Forum Erinnerungs- und Zukunftsort Heil- und Pflegeanstalt Erlangen

During National Socialism in Germany, crimes against humanity, especially medical crimes, also occurred in Erlangen. In order to commemorate the…

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Dresden Excellence Award for Maik Herbig

The city of Dresden awarded Maik Herbig, former PhD student of MPL Director Jochen Guck, the Dresden Excellence Award 2020 for his doctorate. The…

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Organizing genetic material into pockets

International research team identifies how the cell nucleus structures active and inactive DNA -  and thus controls the development of a cell.


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When severed spinal cord grows back together again

After an injury to the spinal cord, patients often remain paralysed because damaged nerve tracts do not regrow due to the formation of scar tissue.…

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