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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. 
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Evolutionary Biology

Interacting mutations promote diversity

June 28, 2012

Frequency-dependent selection fosters the diversity of populations but does not always increase the average fitness of the population. [more]

Cell Biology

Regulation of telomerase in stem cells and cancer cells

June 27, 2012

New insights from stem cell research can be applied to human tumours [more]

Evolutionary Biology

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Australopithecus sediba had plant foods on the menu

June 27, 2012

For the first time, researchers have found plant remains in the two-million-year-old dental plaque of ancient hominins’ teeth [more]

Social and Behavioural Sciences

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You are where you e-mail: Global migration trends discovered in email data

June 25, 2012

Worldwide mobility increases - for women more than for men [more]

Behavioural Biology . Evolutionary Biology

When reputation is at stake, punishment becomes more responsible

June 19, 2012

Reputation could be the deciding factor in the evolution of cooperation and punishment [more]

Complex Systems . Ecology . Medicine

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The network's skeleton

June 19, 2012

Complex networks can be simplified, increasing our understanding of disease propagation and ecosystems [more]

Chemistry . Material Sciences

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Iron instead of precious metal

June 19, 2012

An iron-aluminium compound could replace a palladium catalyst, reducing the cost of plastic production [more]

Quantum Physics

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Quantum storage system with long-term memory

June 18, 2012

Quantum information is preserved in an artificial diamond for longer than a second at room temperature [more]

 
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