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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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Astrophysics

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Gamma pulsars from the home computer

November 27, 2013

Einstein@Home volunteers discover four cosmic lighthouses in data from NASA's Fermi gamma-ray space telescope [more]

Ecology

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Hands off – please

November 26, 2013

Friendly information signs reduce vandalism on scientific equipment [more]

Chemistry . Ecology

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Domesticated silk moths have limited sense of smell

November 21, 2013

Domesticated silkmoths Bombyx mori have a much more limited perception of environmental odours compared to their wild relatives. [more]

Material Sciences . Quantum Physics

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The smallest storage system in the world

November 15, 2013

Controlling the magnetic moment of individual atoms opens up new possibilities for compact data storage devices and quantum computers [more]

Plant Research

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The secret of short stems

November 12, 2013

Arabidopsis plants that only reach half their normal height have a mutation in the biosynthesis of the plant growth factor gibberellin [more]

Astronomy

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Cosmic oddball

November 12, 2013

P/2013 P5 is an atypical asteroid which rotates so rapidly that it loses mass and thus forms several tails [more]

Social and Behavioural Sciences

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Stepparents are not always evil

November 12, 2013

Parents’ strategy to love their children depends on more than blood ties [more]

Linguistics

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Universals of conversation

November 08, 2013

Max Planck researchers found that words that signal problems with understanding are similar across languages. [more]

 
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