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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. [more]

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Astronomy

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A journey to the active Sun

June 12, 2013

Four years after its first mission, the balloon-borne solar observatory Sunrise has begun its second flight [more]

Plant Research

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Flowering at the right age

June 10, 2013

Alpine rock cress uses a ribonucleic acid to measure its age and tell when it’s the right time to flower [more]

Behavioural Biology . Neurosciences . Plant Research

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Female moths use olfactory signals to choose the best egg-laying sites

June 05, 2013

Small changes in the composition of green leaf volatiles induced by herbivory guide ovipositing female moths to unattacked plants [more]

Behavioural Biology

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Fast beat of the city

June 05, 2013

Blackbirds’ biological rhythms are altered in an urban setting [more]

Climate Research . Earth Sciences

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Climate change: it’s only intermission

May 29, 2013

Global warming continues, even if the worst-case prognosis has become slightly less probable [more]

Immunobiology . Infection Biology

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Malaria protection in chimpanzees

May 29, 2013

Researchers found that adult wild chimpanzees have developed a certain immunity against malaria parasites [more]

Neurosciences . Physiology

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Rats have a double view of the world

May 27, 2013

Rodents move their eyes in opposite directions, thereby always keeping an eye on the airspace above them [more]

Chemistry

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Telling mirror molecules apart

May 24, 2013

A novel technique reliably tells left-handed from right-handed variant of a compound [more]

 
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