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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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Ecology . Plant Research

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Green leaf volatiles increase plant fitness via biocontrol

October 16, 2012

Field study published in the new scientific journal eLife reveals that biological pest control using predators of insect eggs and larvae increases plant fitness [more]

Cell Biology . Medicine

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Cells control energy metabolism via hedgehog signalling pathway

October 11, 2012

Scientists discover novel diabetes and obesity therapy, and potential cause of major side effects from hedgehog inhibitors used as a cancer treatment [more]

Ecology . Plant Research

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Demographic miracle in the deserts

October 08, 2012

Some plants in arid regions benefit from climate change [more]

Genetics . Medicine

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Scientists prevent heart failure in mice

September 27, 2012

Two small RNA molecules play a key role in the growth of heart muscle cells [more]

Genetics

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Making and breaking heterochromatin

September 25, 2012

Scientists discover two further mechanisms necessary for the formation of heterochromatin [more]

Neurosciences

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Learning requires rhythmical activity of neurons

September 25, 2012

Memory-forming signal transmission in the hippocampus elucidated [more]

Ecology

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Dwindling space for Africa’s great apes

September 25, 2012

The first continent-wide perspective of the distribution of African ape habitat shows dramatic declines in recent years [more]

Chemistry . Material Sciences

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The smallest ice crystals in the world

September 24, 2012

An ingenious experiment reveals the minimum number of molecules needed before water forms a crystalline structure [more]

 
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