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Humboldt Research Award for Visiting Researcher Lei Jiang

November 16, 2017
The highly respected Chinese chemist Lei Jiang has been awarded one of the prestigious Humboldt Research Awards, which comes with € 60,000. [more]
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Stiff fibres spun from slime

October 17, 2017
Under the influence of shear forces, nanoparticles from the secretion of velvet worms form polymer fibres that can be recycled in water [more]
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Deceptive teeth

September 18, 2017
Although the dentition of the wedgefish appear designed to crush shellfish, it also eats stingrays [more]
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Humboldt Rankings 2017: Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces (Potsdam) is ranked number two

September 04, 2017
The Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces in Potsdam-Golm Science Park is ranked number two among the non-university research institutions and is one of the best addresses for foreign scientists in Germany [more]
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Exploiting Big Data to create innovative materials

July 25, 2017
Twelve Max Planck Society facilities are bundling their expertise in the data-driven materials sciences [more]
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Agnes Meyer-Brandis (Germany) and the duo Otavio Schipper and Sergio Krakowski (Brazil) have been selected to participate in the artist-in-residence program KLAS  

July 13, 2017
Within KLAS the MPIs of Colloids and Interfaces and Molecular Plant Physiology invite for the first time artists to develop their own project at the Potsdam-Golm Science Park (Germany) and the University of Groningen (NL). [more]
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New production process makes medications affordable even for poorer countries

July 11, 2017
FluxPharm licenses process for the cost-effective production of active pharmaceutical ingredients [more]
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Otto Hahn Medal for Benjamin Schumann

June 22, 2017
The Max Planck Society recognizes his outstanding doctoral thesis on the development of a general chemical-immunological approach for the identification of sugar antigens as vaccine candidates against bacteria. [more]
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Otto Hahn Medal for Jaime Agudo-Canalejo

June 21, 2017
The Max Planck Society recognizes his outstanding doctoral thesis on the curvature elasticity of fluid membranes. [more]
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Joanna Aizenberg, pioneer in bio-inspired material science, was elected by the Max Planck Society as External Scientific Member of the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces in Potsdam

June 19, 2017
With this appointment, the Max Planck Society honors Joanna Aizenberg as an outstanding scientist and aims at deepening her close and fruitful cooperation with the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces. [more]
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Trailblazer in the field of glyco sciences: Peter Seeberger wins 2017 Stifterverband Science Prize

June 13, 2017
The chemist has enabled the development of novel vaccines, therapies, and diagnostic tests through automated sugar synthesis [more]
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A chemist from Jena was denominate as a new External Member of the Max Planck Society

May 19, 2017
Prof. Dr. Ulrich S. Schubert Friedrich-Schiller-Uni­ver­si­tät Jena (FSU), was called to become a Scientific Member of the Max Planck Society (MPG). [more]
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Reinhard Lipowsky receives Ostwald Prize 2017 of Colloid Society

April 24, 2017
The most prestigious prize of the German Colloid Society, the worldwide oldest society in the area of colloid science, has been awarded to Reinhard Lipowsky, director at the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces. [more]
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Top funding for top researchers

March 13, 2017
The Max Planck Society congratulates the European Research Council on its tenth anniversary. Peter H. Seeberger was invited to speak in front of a high-calibre audience at the anniversary symposium in Brussels. [more]
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A sweet vaccine against pneumonia

March 09, 2017
A triple sugar induces an immune response against Streptococcus pneumoniae [more]
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Launch of Indo-German Max Planck Partner Group

March 02, 2017
The Partner Group was established between the Indian Institute of Technology (BHU)-Varanasi and the MPI of Colloids and Interfaces (MPICI) in Potsdam. [more]
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Green chemistry from the mussel foot

March 01, 2017
The byssus threads of the common mussel are produced by a combination of self-assembly processes and biologically active steps [more]
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"Perspectives in Interface Research"

January 26, 2017
A new special issue in "Advanced Materials Interfaces" is dedicated to the 25th Anniversary of the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces (MPI-CI) and highlights the Perspectives in Interface Research [more]
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Goethe Institut Science Film Festival - The Technology Award Winner 2016

January 23, 2017
Biomaterials – Patented Solutions from Nature: Nature produces biomaterials with the most amazing properties. Plants and animals are capable of producing complex materials such as cobwebs, wood or even the exotic glass sponge, from very few basic components. [more]
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Artist-in-Residence program at the Max Planck Institutes of Molecular Plant Physiology and Colloids and Interfaces in Potsdam starts 2017

December 19, 2016
The project “Knowlegde Link through Art and Science“ (KLAS) brings innovative artists to the Potsdam-Golm Science Park. [more]
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