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More Methane from the Deep Sea


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

Limits of Life


Petersen Award for Antje Boetius [more]

Joint Science Conference


Professor Glöckner member of the Council for information infrastructure [more]

GFBio, new data services for biology


The second meeting of the DFG project GFBio was held at the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiolgy in Bremen. [more]

Microbes and Nitrate


How microbes deal with nitrate. New Science study could help to improve fertilizers and reduce green house gasses. [more]

Bremen Mass Spectrometry Seminar


Bremen Mass Spectrometry Seminar is an open seminar with monthly invited talks on mass spectrometry covering both technology and applications. The aim of the Seminar is to establish a discussion and networking platform in the Bremen area and to strengthen reputation of Bremen as the capital of mass spectrometry.
The Seminar is run by seven organizers both from academia and industry. [more]

How Nitrogen gets into the Ocean


Nitrogen is essential for most of the organisms. [more]

Symbiosis in the seas


Official opening of the Department of Symbiosis at the Max Planck Institute. [more]

Enigmatic Methane


A study in Nature Geoscience solves a biogeochemical riddle from the ocean floor [more]

Toxic Ocean Conditions During Major Extinction 93.9 Million Years Ago


International study points to an ancient oxygen-free and hydrogen sulfide-rich ocean that may foreshadow our future [more]

Further Press Releases

Further press releases here.

Max Planck Lecture

Invitational Seminar at the Max Planck Institute

On Thursday, November 27, 2014

(Microbial Ecology department, University of Konstanz)

will give a lecture with the title

"How rare biosphere members contribute to biogeochemical cycling: The ecology of low abundance sulfate reducers in the hidden sulfur cycle of a model peatland"

Host: Dr. Dirk de Beer, Mikrosensors, 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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