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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. 
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Evolutionary Biology . Neurosciences

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Brain folding

November 25, 2014

Programmes that control the production of neurons during brain development determine how the brain folds [more]

Medicine . Neurosciences

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Dopamine leaves its mark in brain scans

November 20, 2014

BOLD signals in functional magnetic resonance imaging do not always reflect what nerve cells are doing [more]

Developmental Biology . Immunobiology

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Plant immunity comes at a price

November 20, 2014

An overzealous immune system can be deadly [more]

Neurosciences

Clock for brain waves

November 19, 2014

Inhibitory neurons and electrical synapses determine the frequency of rhythmic activity in the brain [more]

Infection Biology . Medicine

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Chlamydia knock out the body’s own cancer defence

November 14, 2014

By breaking down the cancer-suppressing protein p53, Chlamydia prevent programmed cell death and thereby favour the process of cancer development [more]

Developmental Biology

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Calculating evolution

November 12, 2014

Programme predicts the development of influenza viruses [more]

Medicine

Molecular profiling of Ketamine’s rapid antidepressant effect

November 11, 2014

Ketamine impacts major energy metabolism pathways in brain cells with several metabolites qualifying as biomarkers for the Ketamine drug response [more]

Medicine . Neurosciences

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A stress protein is essential for antidepressant action

November 11, 2014

Scientists discover an unexpected link between the well-known stress protein FKBP51, autophagy and the effectiveness of antidepressants [more]

 
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