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MaxPlanckApp

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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. 
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Genetics . Plant Research

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Wild genes enhance stress tolerance

October 14, 2014

The genome of the wild tomato Solanum pennellii provides clues as to why this tomato species is so tolerant to stress [more]

Astronomy

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Rendezvous at the red planet

October 08, 2014

The Mars space probes prepare for the fly-by of the Siding Spring comet [more]

Climate Research

Climate change alters the ecological impacts of seasons

October 08, 2014

Max Planck paper observes temperature variability across the world

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Linguistics

“Kernel” lexicon of languages remains stable in the long run

October 06, 2014

Changes in the social environment can nevertheless speed up the development of a language's lexicon [more]

Material Sciences . Solid State Research

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Charge transport jamming in solar cells

October 01, 2014

New insights into working mechanism indicate how novel perovskite solar cells can be further optimised [more]

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]

Astrophysics

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Interstellar molecule with branched backbone

September 26, 2014

Astronomers detect iso-propyl cyanide in the gas cloud close to the galactic centre

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