Nautilus in the Gulf of Mexico


MPI researchers on board of research vessel Nautilus in the Gulf of Mexico [more]

Self-healing concrete


“Bio-concrete” set to revolutionise the building industry:
Dutch inventor of self-healing concrete named finalist
for European Inventor Award [more]

Future Day for kids at the Max Planck Institute


23 April 2015
20 kids visiting the institute´s labs. [more]

Methane seeps: Oases in the deep sea


First global study of microbial communities at gas seeps in the deep sea shows the distribution and diversity of methane-consuming microorganisms. The specific energy source selects for unique microorganisms, which turn these ecosystems into hotspots of diversity in the deep sea. [more]

Methane consumption by aerobic bacteria in anoxic lake waters


Methane oxidation fuelled by algal oxygen production [more]

Research Vessel SONNE


The German research vessel SONNE has completed her trip [more]

Open Ship FS Sonne in Bremen



More Methane from the Deep Sea


More Methane from the Deep Sea
Mud-volcanoes as methane source [more]

Further Press Releases

Further press releases here.

Max Planck Lecture

Invitational Seminar at the Max Planck Institute

on Thursday, May 21, 2015

Prof. Dr. Forest Rohwer (San Diego State University, USA)

will give a lecture with the title

"Phage to sharks: Why we shouldn´t mess with nature´s top predators"

Host: Prof. Dr. Nicole Dubilier, MPI

Please join us at 15:00 in the Max Planck Lecture Hall
Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology
Celsiusstraße 1, 28359 Bremen.
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