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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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Plant Research

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Making new species without sex

June 10, 2014

Plants can transfer their entire genetic material to a partner in an asexual manner [more]

Developmental Biology . Evolutionary Biology

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Eye evolution: a snapshot in time

June 06, 2014

Scientists of the Max Planck Institute are studying the visual system of marine annelids to gain insights into the evolution of eyes [more]

Astrophysics

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In the black holes' pull

June 05, 2014

Astronomers discover that magnetic fields in the vicinity of supermassive black holes can equal the force of gravity [more]

Particle Physics . Quantum Physics

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At the heart of the antimatter mystery

June 02, 2014

An extremely accurate measurement of the proton’s magnetic moment could help to explain the surplus of matter in the Universe [more]

Cognitive Science . Neurosciences

Viewers of pornography have a smaller reward system

June 02, 2014

Study shows a connection between consumption and brain structure [more]

Material Sciences . Quantum Physics . Solid State Research

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Change of perspective in the electronic landscape

June 02, 2014

The conventional electronic model for metals is not valid for bismuth [more]

Genetics . Physiology

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Environmental change leaves its footprint in the epigenome

May 30, 2014

High-fat diets and long daylight periods alter epigenetic markers in wild mice [more]

Behavioural Biology . Evolutionary Biology . Social and Behavioural Sciences

Extortioners are only temporarily successful

May 29, 2014

A game theory experiment demonstrates that people only let themselves be extorted to a limited extent, thus contradicting models indicating the success of extortionate social conduct [more]

 
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