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Magazine

Tomorrow's electronics are diverse. Above all, they take place on the smallest scale. On the nanometre scale, researchers today are already juggling the most varied ingredients: various organic substances on a molecular level or graphene which shows unusual mechanical or electronic characteristics.&nbsp;<a href="#__target_object_not_reachable"> <br /></a>

Nanoelectronics

Tomorrow's electronics are diverse. Above all, they take place on the smallest scale. On the nanometre scale, researchers today are already juggling the most varied ingredients: various organic substances on a molecular level or graphene which shows unusual mechanical or electronic characteristics. [more]

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Behavioural Biology . Complex Systems

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How Paramecium protozoa claw their way to the top

September 19, 2014

Thanks to their asymmetrical form, the slipper-shaped microorganisms can swim to the surface of the water under their own steam [more]

Neurosciences

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Fight or flight – the zebrafish's eye decides

September 18, 2014

The eye of a zebrafish larva can already distinguish between prey and predator [more]

Genetics . Medicine

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A new piece in the autism puzzle

September 18, 2014

Spontaneous mutations in key brain gene are a cause of the disorder [more]

Genetics . Medicine

New diagnostic method identifies genetic diseases

September 16, 2014

PhenIX can identify genetic diseases quickly and reliably based on analyses of genes and symptoms [more]

Medicine . Quantum Physics

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The shadow of a disease

September 12, 2014

Proteins such as tumour markers can be easily and sensitively detected by their scattered light [more]

Behavioural Biology . Physiology

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Ready for mating at the right time

August 29, 2014

Researchers identify a pheromone in the urine of male tilapia fish that stimulates spawning in females [more]

Developmental Biology

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How the zebrafish gets its stripes

August 28, 2014

Max Planck scientists uncover how beautiful colour patterns can develop in animals [more]

Medicine . Neurosciences

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Potential therapy for incurable Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

August 26, 2014

Researchers discover new treatment approach for this hereditary neurological disorder [more]

 
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