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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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Quantum Physics

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The invention of the light wheel

June 24, 2013

A new type of light wave extends the possibilities in biology, physics and nanotechnology [more]

Astrophysics

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Outsmarting Heisenberg

June 23, 2013

Physicists from the Max Planck Society and Leibniz Universität Hannover develop a new concept to improve the sensitivity of gravitational-wave detectors [more]

Immunobiology . Infection Biology

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Chlamydia promotes gene mutations

June 20, 2013

Outcome of experimental Chlamydia infections points towards cancer [more]

Earth Sciences . Ecology . Evolutionary Biology

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"Possibly more devastating than previously thought"

June 20, 2013

Leipzig researchers have published new data on volcanic ash, known as the “Campanian Ignimbrite”, which covered wide parts of Europe

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Complex Systems

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The broken symphony of swinging metronomes

June 19, 2013

An experiment with 30 metronomes reveals chimera states which combine aspects of synchrony and of disorder. Researchers had been looking for such states for ten years. [more]

Behavioural Biology

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The rhythm of the Arctic summer

June 19, 2013

Diverse activity patterns of birds during the Arctic breeding season [more]

Behavioural Biology

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City slicker or country bumpkin

June 19, 2013

City-life changes blackbird personalities

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Neurosciences

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A turbocharger for nerve cells

June 13, 2013

Max Planck scientists in Göttingen have discovered a key mechanism that boosts the signalling function of neurons in the brain [more]

 
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