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Tony stars in “2 im Boot”

Tony wowed the crowd with his flute last night on the dampfschiff ‘Dresden’ at 2 im Boot. It was a great evening of science, games, and fun. Thanks to the organizers of 2 im Boot, Florian Frisch and Lena Herlitzius for putting together a great event!

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Simone & the Froggies are back in the Bild

We all cheered extra loudly for Germany’s World Cup win over Portugal because Simone’s Frog Oracles predicted the score exactly: 4-0!

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Simone’s “frog oracles” predict a big win for Germany!

It’s no secret that World Cup fever has gripped the MPI-CBG, as all the weekday games are screened in our own auditorium, accompanied by a complicated beer betting system to let people predict the outcome. But our scientists have taken match prediction to a whole new level, creating oracles out of various model organisms.

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Meet Tony for an evening on the Elbe

With 2 im Boot (which translates to “Two in the Boat”), science comes out of the ivory tower and onto a river steamboat! Join Tony and Prof. Holger Brandes on June 25 for a fun and enlightening evening on the Elbe. 2 im Boot on Facebook & 2 im Boot crowdfunding site

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Phase Separatists Invade the Institute!

At the MPI-CBG beer hour last Friday, there was an epic bike relay race to celebrate the 4 new institute bicycles.

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Dresden’s Coolest Company

After seeing our “Happy MPI” video, the Bild Zeitung asks, “Is the Max Planck Institute Dresden’s Coolest Company?” Obviously we think so!

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Because we’re HAPPY!

(Clap along if you feel like that’s whatcha wanna do…) Here at the MPI-CBG, we’re all pretty happy people … and videos like this give you a glimpse of why we’re all so happy to be working at this special place! PS: Keep an eye out for Tony’s great dance moves at 1:45 & 2:15! […]

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Check out the new Dresden Biophysics website!

There’s a new website for Biophysics in Dresden! 

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Art in Progress

Art is in the air at the MPI-CBG.  Artist-in-residence, Nina Doege has installed her newest piece in the building’s atrium and main stairwell.

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Upcoming “Visions in Science” Conference at the MPI-CBG

The second annual Visions in Science Conference will be held at the MPI-CBG next month, from September 22-24, 2013.

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