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MaxPlanckApp

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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Neurosciences

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Brain on autopilot

January 16, 2014

How the architecture of the brain shapes its functioning [more]

Behavioural Biology

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The way to a chimpanzee's heart is through its stomach

January 15, 2014

Chimpanzees who share their food with others have higher levels of the hormone oxytocin in their urine [more]

Behavioural Biology

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Cuckoos stay on course

January 13, 2014

On their loop migration covering thousands of kilometres to their winter quarters in Central Africa, the birds hardly deviate from their path [more]

Genetics . Immunobiology . Medicine

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First shark genome decoded

January 08, 2014

Genome of the elephant shark provides new insights into immunity and bone formation [more]

Cognitive Science . Cultural Studies

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Music through sport – jymmin improves your mood

January 08, 2014

Fitness equipment that makes music in response to user movements have a greater beneficial effect on mood than passive listening to music during sport [more]

Astronomy

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An exotic millisecond pulsar trio

January 07, 2014

Stellar astrophysicists probe new territory with the discovery of a neutron star orbited by two white dwarfs [more]

Ecology . Physiology

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Toxic breath keeps spiders away

January 02, 2014

Tobacco hornworm larvae exhale a small fraction of nicotine from ingested tobacco leaves as a defense signal to deter predatory spiders [more]

Behavioural Biology . Social and Behavioural Sciences

Democracy pays

December 23, 2013

Majority wants both punishment for tax evaders and things to go fine for themselves [more]

 
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