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Aerial view of the City of Rostock
The building of the MPIDR is located on the right bank of the river Warnow. Please contact the press department if you want to use a high resolution version.
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Aerial photo of the institute´s building
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The directors of the MPIDR
Mikko Myrskylä (left) and Jim Vaupel (right). Please contact the press department if you want to use a high resolution version.
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Mikko Myrskylä
Mikko Myrskylä, Director of the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research. Please contact the press department if you want to use a high resolution version.
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Hydra feeding
Three times a week for almost ten years researchers have been feeding about 1,800 Hydra mini-polyps with tiny shellfish in the laboratory of the MPIDR. Related press release
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Freshwater polyp Hydra
Senescence, the decay of a living body with age, is not inevitable for all species, as a long-term experiment with the freshwater polyp Hydra proves. Related press release
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Hydra after harmful UV-irradiation
Two weeks after irradiation with UV light, in some of the treated Hydra, two heads form, in others, many tentacles grow in the bud zone. Related news
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James W. Vaupel
James W. Vaupel, Director of the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research. Please contact the press department if you want to use a high resolution version.
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MPIDR building
Building of the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research in Rostock. Please contact the press department if you want to use a high resolution version.
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The MPIDR building at night
The building was constructed from plans by the prominent Danish architect Henning Larsen. Please contact the press department if you want to use a high resolution version.
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