100 Eddy Kilometres

05.02.2016

Marine scientists from Kiel and Bremen, for the first time, document the formation of an eddy off the coast of Peru. [more]

MPI Seminars

02.02.2016

Invitation to the MPI seminar
Thursday, February 4, 03:00pm
Micah Dunthorn: Clustering Environmental Amplicons with Swarm [more]

Digitizing the coral reef

25.01.2016

You can only protect what you know,

MPI Researchers develop a new method to map the state of coral reefs quickly and comprehensively. [more]

Ultrapac: Across the Pacific Ocean

25.01.2016

Fourth report from our cruisers. [more]

Science Year 2016*17: Sea and Oceans

14.01.2016

[more]

Color stained cells under the microscope

13.01.2016

How to distiguish microorganisms [more]

Ultrapac: Across the Pacific Ocean

06.01.2016

Read the report from Greta. [more]

Ultrapac: Across the Pacific Ocean

04.01.2016

Happy New Year from S 23°30' W 110°00' [more]

Ultrapac: Towards the Gyre

01.01.2016

Read the second report from Clara. [more]

Happy New Year 2016

01.01.2016

We wish you a Happy New Year 2016! [more]

Ultrapac: Across the Pacific Ocean

29.12.2015

Finally the cruise starts. Read the first report from Clara. [more]

MPI Seminars

14.12.2015

Invitation to the MPI seminar
Wednesday, December 16, 4:00 pm
Prof. Dr. Nikolai Kuhnert: Structure elucidation of isomeric natural products and food processing products using tandem mass spectrometry [more]

Research Vessel Sonne in the South Pacific

07.12.2015

ULTRAPAC: Research Vessel Sonne in the South Pacific
17 December 2015 -28 February 2016 [more]

Medicine from the sea

27.11.2015

They are almost invisible, yet millions of them live in a single drop of seawater. An EU-funded project investigates the diversity of microorganisms [more]

Microbial symbionts and meta-organisms:

20.11.2015

Microbial symbionts and meta-organisms: No one is alone
New DFG Collaborative Research Centre approved. [more]

MPI Seminars

09.11.2015

Invitation to the MPI seminar
Friday, November 13, 3:00 pm
Prof. M. Holmer: Sulfide intrusion and sulfide tolerance in seagrasses [more]

A biosphere without borders

28.10.2015

A biosphere without borders
Call for a global effort to unlock the Earth’s microbiome [more]

How Microorganisms organise their power supply via nano-wires

21.10.2015

Heavily Wired: How Microorganisms organise their power supply via nano-wires to oxidise the greenhouse gas methane [more]

Deep-sea hot vents and climate

01.10.2015

How deep-sea hot vents affect our climate – new “Nature Geosciences” publication [more]

Deep-sea mussels with highly toxic tenants

16.09.2015

Deep-sea mussels with highly toxic tenants [more]

Hazardous Diet: How Earthworms protect themselves against toxic plant ingredients

04.08.2015

Scientists discover defense mechanism in earthworms [more]

Oases in the Deep Sea

29.05.2015

For a long time the deep sea was regarded as an extreme hostile environment. Meanwhile researchers have demonstrated that methane seeps at the bottom of the oceans are oases for life. [more]

Methane seeps: Oases in the deep sea

17.03.2015

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]

Further Press Releases

Further press releases here.