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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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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]

Astronomy

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Rosetta: The dark side of the comet

November 07, 2014

Light scattered from dust particles allows a first glance at the side of comet 67P that has been trapped in the darkness of polar night for the last months. [more]

Material Sciences

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Tiny vehicles for medical applications

November 07, 2014

Micro- and nano-swimmers can be propelled through media similar to bodily fluids [more]

Astrophysics

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Lightning flashes from a black hole

November 07, 2014

MAGIC telescopes observe an extremely short, powerful outburst of radiation in Galaxy IC 310 [more]

Evolutionary Biology

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From single cells to multicellular life

November 06, 2014

Max Planck researchers capture the emergence of multicellular life in real-time experiments [more]

Evolutionary Biology

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Smiling builds trust

November 06, 2014

Smiles perceived as genuine promote cooperation [more]

Medicine . Neurosciences

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Coping with stress

November 05, 2014

MicroRNA molecule modulates behavioural response to stress [more]

Cognitive Science . Social and Behavioural Sciences

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Don't be an outsider!

November 04, 2014

Very young children imitate their peers to fit in, while great apes tend to stick to their own preferences [more]

 
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