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Press Releases

Iain Couzin from the Max Planck Institute for Animal Research on the causes of the locust plague in East Africa more

From animals in virtual realities we can learn how to tackle today’s present challenges in engineering by adopting their alternative strategies. more

Scientific highlights 2019

December 19, 2019

Many publications by Max Planck scientists in 2019 were of great social relevance or met with a great media response. We have selected 15 articles to present you with an overview of some noteworthy research of the year. more

Barbara Klump on how to write a prize-winning essay for Science magazine. more

Postdoctoral researcher Barbara Klump in the Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior wins prestigious early career prize from Science (AAAS) for submitting the best essay based on her PhD research investigating tool use in crows. more

The first existence of a multilevel society in a non-mammalian animal shows that large brains are not a requirement for complex societies more

The medal was awarded in Göttingen by the Max Planck Institute more

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