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You can now also receive research news from the Max Planck Institutes via an app available from the iTunes store or directly here as an Android version. [more]

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 . Physiology

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Risky metabolism

September 29, 2014

Risk-taking behaviour depends on metabolic rate and temperature in great tits [more]

Physiology . Plant Research

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Playing tag with sugars in the cornfield

September 26, 2014

Armyworms deactivate a maize chemical defense by reattaching a sugar in the opposite configuration [more]

Medicine . Neurosciences

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Escitalopram alters functional brain architecture in a matter of hours

September 25, 2014

Anti-depressant reduces connectivity between resting-state networks in some areas of the brain and increases it in others [more]

Evolutionary Biology

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Early modern human settlement in Central Europe

September 22, 2014

Modern humans may have migrated into Austria around 43,500 years ago during a period with a cold steppe-like climate [more]

Genetics . Quantum Physics

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A molecule in an optical whispering gallery

September 22, 2014

With the help of a microsphere and a nanowire, single unlabelled biomolecules can be detected through light [more]

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]

 
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