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Research News

Dragged along by micro-swimmers

August 24, 2021

Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization (MPIDS), the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Twente created a new model for a new transport mechanism on the microscale in a combined experimental and ...

Cellular filaments keeping the pace

August 09, 2021

A new model describes the coordination of beating cilia allowing to predict their functional behavior. Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization (MPIDS) analyzed the formation of metachronal waves in arrays of cilia ...

Funding from the Volkswagen Foundation for Isabella Guido

July 27, 2021

As part of the Volkswagen Foundation's funding initiative "Experiment!", Dr. Isabella Guido of the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization has successfully applied for financial support. The funding is aimed at researchers from the ...

Topology in biology

July 23, 2021

A phenomenon known from quantum systems could now make its way into biology: In a new study published in Physical Review X, researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization (MPI-DS) in Göttingen show that the notion of ...

The memory of folds

July 21, 2021

What happens when soft materials are compressed strongly? Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Dynamic and Self-Organization, the University of Twente and Cornell University now revealed the morphology of creases created upon folding at ...

Viola Priesemann receives medal for scientific journalism

July 02, 2021

The German Physical Society (DPG) has awarded Viola Priesemann of the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization (MPIDS) in Göttingen the Medal for Scientific Journalism 2021. The world's largest physics professional society thereby ...

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