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K.J. Zülch Prize awarded by the Max Planck Society more

Adrian Krainer and Richard Finkel receive the K. J. Zülch Prize for their development and testing of a drug for spinal muscular atrophy more

Supporting most talented researchers in Europe more

How does a computer calculate and how do scientists use programs to “look inside” brains? In June, twelve children got the answers to these questions at the Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research in a workshop of the Cologne’s Children University “Kölner KinderUni”. more

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Signaling pathway strengthens the intestinal barrier more

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