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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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Quantum Physics

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A light switch for fast electronics

December 14, 2012

Extremely brief and intense laser pulses can switch fused silica (quartz) from an insulator to a conductor and back again ­within quadrillionths of a second.

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Astronomy . Astrophysics . Chemistry

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Physical constant passes the alcohol test

December 13, 2012

Fundamental properties of molecules have not changed during the past seven billion years [more]

Climate Research . Earth Sciences

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Global carbon dioxide emissions reach new record high

December 12, 2012

New meta-analysis results indicate that 2-degree target is unlikely to be met [more]

Cultural Studies . Social and Behavioural Sciences

Propaganda with feeling – music as an instrument of social purpose

December 11, 2012

Scientists study the emotions triggered by music through the ages [more]

Neurosciences . Physiology

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A direct line through the brain to avoid rotten food

December 06, 2012

Odour activation of a dedicated neural pathway by geosmin activates a hard-wired avoidance response in the fly [more]

Material Sciences . Quantum Physics

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Deuterium from a quantum sieve

December 05, 2012

A metal-organic framework separates hydrogen isotopes more efficiently than previous methods [more]

Quantum Physics

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Sisyphean work for polar molecules

December 04, 2012

A new method of cooling polar molecules reveals the potential to investigate gases near absolute zero [more]

Genetics . Neurosciences

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Childhood trauma leaves mark on DNA of some victims

December 02, 2012

Gene-environment interaction causes lifelong dysregulation of stress hormones [more]

 
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