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Pimp your Brain!

In the video series "Pimp your brain!" scientists explain techniques they use in the labs and what simple but genius ideas are hiding behind complicated science terms.

Pimp your brain!

In the video series "Pimp your brain!" scientists explain techniques they use in the labs and what simple but genius ideas are hiding behind complicated science terms.
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Press and Public Relations

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Jeff Schell Award for Plant Scientists from Golm

June 30, 2014
Dr. Clara Sanchez-Rodriguez and Sabrina Kleessen were rewarded with 2.500 € each for their outstanding research achievements [more]
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Making new species without sex

June 10, 2014
Plants can transfer their entire genetic material to a partner in an asexual manner [more]
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Plants recycle too

February 14, 2014
Researchers discover new adapter proteins for endocytosis in plants [more]
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Silver Banksia plants excel at phosphate saving

December 10, 2013
The Australian plant family is highly efficient in the management of the nutrient [more]
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Cellulose goes off the rails

April 25, 2013
Without microtubule guidance cellulose causes changes in organ patterns during growth [more]

HFSP grant awarded to Ralph Bock for research about the birth and death of chloroplasts

April 08, 2013
Bock and his collaboration partner Ziv Reich from the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel receive a total of 577.000 € from the Human Frontier Science Program. They will combine their expertise to elucidate how the photosynthetic apparatus is assembled and degraded. [more]
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Sugar influences the onset of flowering

February 07, 2013
Only when light, age and energy conditions are right do plants flower [more]
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Humboldt Research Award brings Ivy-League Professor Klaas van Wijk to Potsdam

February 07, 2013
Dutch plant scientist Klaas van Wijk, professor at Cornell University in New York State, will spend six months at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology (MPI-MP) to take advantage of the synergy between his lab and the expertise of the scientists here [more]

MultiBioPro – Searching for new resources for biorefineries

December 18, 2012
EU grant totaling 5,770,922 euros to exploit poplar and tobacco tree for possible new bio-materials [more]
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Carbon dioxide could reduce crop yields

November 30, 2012
High-yielding dwarf plant varieties lose their advantage due to increasing carbon dioxide concentration [more]
 
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