Articles in the magazine "MaxPlanckResearch"

MaxPlanckResearch 3/2013

In Darwin’s Footsteps

“Yet another man”

Country Bumpkins Have More Enthusiasm for New Things

MaxPlanckResearch 2/2013

Outstanding Nature Photography

Blackbirds in the Spotlight

Navigating along Earth’s Magnetic Field

MaxPlanckResearch 1/2013

Birds That Go Wild for the City

MaxPlanckResearch 4/2012

Fatal Fling

MaxPlanckResearch 3/2012

Life on the Move

MaxPlanckResearch 1/2012

Spectrum: "Just look at that!" Ravens gesticulate with their beaks to draw the attention of other ravens to objects

MaxPlanckResearch 4/2011

On Location: Amid the Colony

Songbirds with a Casanova Gene

MaxPlanckResearch 3/2011

Visit to Lake Constance

Joint Research in the Himalayas

On the Net - The Goose Whisperer

MaxPlanckResearch 1/2011

Ears Tuned to Water

Artificial Light Confuses Birds

Biodiversity Must Be Restored. Recent decades have seen an accelerated extinction of wild plants and animals throughout the world. There is still a chance to stop it, at least in Germany. A simple model shows a way out of the bio - diversity crisis

MaxPlanckResearch 4/2010

FOCUS Orientation. On the Move with All Their Senses

MaxPlanckResearch 3/2010

Winter on the Balcony

The Call of the Horseshoe Bat

MaxPlanckResearch 2/2010

Wire(less)tapping in the Aviary. What goes on in the heads of zebra finches when the males and females engage in a tête-à-tête?

MaxPlanckResearch 4/2009

A Butterfly with Baggage

MaxPlanckResearch 3/2009

Competition Stimulates the Breeding Process

MaxPlanckResearch 2/2009

Global Animal Migration Database

The Trouble with Puny Males

MaxPlanckResearch 4/2008

Climate Change Is Taking Its Toll on Migratory Birds

MaxPlanckResearch 3/2008

Sleepless in Seewiesen. With the help of a wind tunnel, ornithologists are keen to find out whether migratory birds occasionally sleep with one brain hemisphere during long-distance flights

MaxPlanckResearch 1/2008

High status means more brains

MaxPlanckResearch 4/2007

Macho Tendencies in Females

MaxPlanckResearch 3/2007

A new type pf flea

Bats cause a stir

MaxPlanckResearch 2/2007

Flashback. A World without Day or Night

MaxPlanckResearch 1/2007

The Advantages of Being Different. Zebra finches exhibit major differences in their mating and sexual behavior – from shy to aggressive. Evolutionary biologists question what advantages such a high degree of individuality can have

Too Tame for This World

MaxPlanckResearch 4/2006

Chronic Stress is bad for your health

Model Birds Learn to Fly

MaxPlanckResearch 1/2006

Birds that Migrate to Britain Flock Together

MaxPlanckResearch 1/2005

City Life Boosts the Breeding Business

MaxPlanckResearch 3/2004

“Little Princess” majestically spreads her wings in noble flight

MaxPlanckResearch 2/2004

Bart Kempenaers. He has every reason to be optimistic: 37-year-old behavioral ecologist Bart Kempenaers has succeeded in making the leap from head of an independent Junior Research Group to Max Planck Director

Ultraviolet light guides tropical rain forest bats

MaxPlanckResearch 1/2004

The Great Communicator. On November 7, 2003, Konrad Lorenz would have been 100 years old. The Austrian ethologist, active at the Max Planck Institutes from 1950 to 1973, was not just the founder of comparative behavioral research, a Nobel Prize winner and, briefly, a Nazi sympathizer – he was also an outstanding advocate of the sciences whose works reached far beyond his own field. Konrad Lorenz made his own subject popular and he also made himself available for environmental protection issues, fighting against the construction of power plants and warning about the self-destruction of humanity

The Bigger the Brain, the Brighter the Being? Two and a half thousand years ago in ancient China, the various abilities of mammals, birds, reptiles and fish were exhibited in the zoological garden called the "Park of Intelligence"

Savoir-vivre – Anchored in the Genome

MaxPlanckResearch 2/2003

Excursion to the Imps of Darkness. At the prompting of the Max Planck Institute and a large number of other international scientific organizations, the Charles Darwin Research Station was founded on the Galápagos Islands in Ecuador in 1959

MaxPlanckResearch 3/2002

Stonechats in Dummy Test. Scientists at the Max Planck Research Centre for Ornithology are studying aggressive behaviour in stonechats

MaxPlanckResearch 1/2002

New “high-tech jewellery”

MaxPlanckResearch 4/2001

From the Prussian Desert to the Swabian Sea. The founding of the Rossitten Ornithological Station 100 years ago lent wings to the field of ornithology in Germany. Prof. Peter Berthold outlines its chequered history

MaxPlanckResearch 3/2001

Rhythm Generators in the Brains of Songbirds

MaxPlanckResearch 2/2001

The internal Clock’s Ability to remember Time. The birds’ pineal gland has a kind of "memory"

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