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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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Material Sciences

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A crowning success for crayfish

May 18, 2012

Australian freshwater crayfish have a tooth enamel very similar to humans [more]

Astrophysics

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Fuel for the Black Hole

May 18, 2012

First investigations with the Very Large Telescope Interferometer reveal the dust torus around the black hole in a galactic nucleus [more]

Material Sciences

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Gold lenses used to create gamma optics

May 18, 2012

A fundamental assumption of physics is toppled: even extremely high-energy radiation is refracted in suitable materials such as silicon or gold [more]

Jurisprudence

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Europe’s courts under reform pressure

May 16, 2012

The European Court of Justice is facing tremendous challenges. A study by the Hamburg-based Max Planck Institute for Private Law outlines the reasons why, and sets out solution proposals. [more]

Plant Research

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Early flowering caused by faulty biological clock

May 14, 2012

A change in its internal clock helps barley adjust to cultivation in northern environments with short summers [more]

Astronomy

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Vesta seen in colors

May 10, 2012

New results prove that Dawn’s target asteroid is a relict from an early phase of planetary evolution [more]

Material Sciences

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An incisive design solution: the spider’s venomous fang

May 10, 2012

Among the factors that make spiders successful predators is the ingeniously composed and structured material of their fangs. [more]

Astrophysics

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OD and SH – two new molecules in space

May 10, 2012

The German GREAT receiver on board of the flying observatory SOFIA studies the birth of stars in the galaxy [more]

 
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