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Science and Corporate Communication

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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.

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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Genetics . Social and Behavioural Sciences

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Mixed genes

February 13, 2014

An interactive world map of human genetic history reveals likely genetic impacts of historical events [more]

Astronomy

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Asteroid with two faces

February 06, 2014

Astronomers discover that the small planet Itokawa experienced an earlier collision [more]

Cell Biology . Neurosciences

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Sociable receptors: in pairs, in groups or in a crowd

February 05, 2014

The proportion of different receptor groups in the cell membrane determines whether cell repulsion takes place [more]

Behavioural Biology . Ecology

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New large population of chimpanzees discovered

February 05, 2014

Several thousand chimpanzees inhabit a remote forest area in the northern Democratic Republic of the Congo [more]

Behavioural Biology

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Friend or foe

February 05, 2014

Chimpanzees keep track of other group members’ bonding partners and use this knowledge in conflict situations [more]

Medicine

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Biomarkers for early detection of postpartum depression

February 05, 2014

On the basis of molecule levels in the blood, researchers can predict the risk of developing postpartum depression at an early stage [more]

Cell Biology . Neurosciences

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Brain development - the pivotal role of the stem cell environment

February 04, 2014

Max Planck researchers explain why iodine deficiency during pregnancy may have disastrous consequences [more]

Quantum Physics

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A disk brake for molecules

January 30, 2014

Using centrifugal force to decelerate particles creates new opportunities for chemistry and quantum information processing [more]

 
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