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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. 
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Climate Research . Ecology . Plant Research

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Methane source discovered in the underbrush

September 05, 2012

Greenhouse gas is also released by fungi [more]

Genetics . Medicine

Epigenetic causes of prostate cancer

September 04, 2012

Researchers observe modified methylation patterns in a group of prostate cancers [more]

Chemistry . Climate Research . Earth Sciences . Plant Research

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More carbon dioxide leads to less clouds

September 03, 2012

A new feedback mechanism operating between vegetation and cloud formation could enhance the climate change [more]

Evolutionary Biology . Genetics

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Ancient genome reveals its secrets

August 30, 2012

Max Planck researchers describe Denisovan genome, illuminating the relationships between Denisovans and present-day humans [more]

Chemistry . Climate Research . Earth Sciences . Plant Research

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How salt in the rainforest becomes clouds

August 30, 2012

Potassium salts from fungi and plants initiate the formation of aerosol particles upon which moisture from the air condenses [more]

Behavioural Biology

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Chimpanzees create social traditions

August 29, 2012

Different chimp communities display various styles of grooming behaviour [more]

Material Sciences

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Small droplets grow differently

August 28, 2012

Initially, there is an unexpected growth spurt when droplets grow from moisture condensing on a surface. [more]

Linguistics

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Indo-European languages originate in Anatolia

August 27, 2012

A new study by an international team of researchers, including Michael Dunn from the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, suggests that the family tree of languages has roots in Anatolia [more]

 
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