SPEED group from South Korea becomes Max Planck partner group more

The benefit of redundancy in biological systems

Joint research report by the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology and National Centre for Biological Sciences (India). more

How does inequality affect cooperation and coordination?

Collective interactions, such as teamwork, are an essential part of our daily lives. But often such interactions contain an element of a social dilemma: individuals would like their collective action to succeed, but at the same time they have an incentive to free-ride on the contributions of others. Collective action problems are particularly challenging in heterogeneous groups, in which individuals differ in their motivations and their degrees of influence. In such asymmetric scenarios, an important question is how individuals coordinate on stable cooperation. more

Evolutionary medicine: What does evolutionary biology have to offer biomedical research?

Plön Winter Talks at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology more

Prof. Eva Stukenbrock

European Research Council funds "FungalSecrets" research project at Kiel University with two million euros to uncover links between fungal pathogens and plant microbiome more

Julien Dutheil appointed as honorary professor at the CAU Kiel<br /> 

The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel (CAU) has appointed Dr Julien Dutheil, Research Group Leader at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology (MPI), as Honorary Professor. more

The expression of B4galnt2 in the intestinal mucosa

Evolutionary biologists from Kiel describe a novel way to identify previously unknown pathogens via disease genes

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