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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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Physiology

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Locating muscle proteins

July 20, 2012

Max Planck scientists bring the basis of muscle movement into sharper focus [more]

Evolutionary Biology . Genetics

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Dosage compensation in male flies: Balance between sexes

July 19, 2012

Chromosomal spreads from salivary glands of male larvae. The X chromosome is decorated by the MSL complex (in yellow), the other chromosomes can be seen in blue. [more]

Astronomy

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Unexpectedly slow motions below the Sun’s surface

July 19, 2012

New observations of seismic oscillations on the Sun’s surface from NASA’s SDO mission challenge our understanding of interior solar dynamics [more]

Neurosciences

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Dopamine – A substance with many messages

July 18, 2012

In the insect brain, dopamine-releasing nerve cells are crucial to the formation of both punished and rewarded memories [more]

Behavioural Biology . Ecology

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Thieving rodents as saviours of tropical trees

July 18, 2012

Agoutis disperse tree seeds in the rain forest of Latin America [more]

Astronomy

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A magnification of two million

July 18, 2012

Telescope network zooms in on the heart of a distant quasar [more]

Linguistics . Mathematics

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In search of the key word

July 17, 2012

Bursts of certain words within a text are what make them keywords [more]

Neurosciences

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The hippocampus as a decision-maker

July 16, 2012

Hippocampal NMDA receptors in the brain help to make the right decision when faced with complex orientation problems [more]

 
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