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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. [more]

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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]

Medicine . Neurosciences

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Glial cells supply nerve fibres with energy-rich metabolic products

May 10, 2012

Glial cells pass on metabolites to neurons [more]

Cultural Studies . Evolutionary Biology

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Chimpanzee cultures differ between neighbors

May 10, 2012

Despite similar ecological conditions neighboring chimpanzee groups use different hammers to crack nuts [more]

Neurosciences

Think global, act local: new roles for protein synthesis at synapses

May 09, 2012

Max Planck researchers find over 2500 mRNA along dendrites and axons [more]

Evolutionary Biology

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Repeat act: parallel selection tweaks many of the same genes to make big and heavy mice

May 09, 2012

Max Planck scientists decode genes for a complex characteristic [more]

Infection Biology

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Biosignatures distinguish between tuberculosis and sarcoidosis

May 07, 2012

Various combinations of biomarkers are required to unequivocally diagnose a specific disease [more]

Cell Biology

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Cell membrane is patterned like a patchwork quilt

May 04, 2012

Max Planck researchers clarify the structure of the cell membrane [more]

 
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