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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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Chemistry . Climate Research . Earth Sciences . Plant Research

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How salt in the rainforest becomes clouds

August 30, 2012

Potassium salts from fungi and plants initiate the formation of aerosol particles upon which moisture from the air condenses [more]

Behavioural Biology

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Chimpanzees create social traditions

August 29, 2012

Different chimp communities display various styles of grooming behaviour [more]

Material Sciences

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Small droplets grow differently

August 28, 2012

Initially, there is an unexpected growth spurt when droplets grow from moisture condensing on a surface. [more]

Linguistics

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Indo-European languages originate in Anatolia

August 27, 2012

A new study by an international team of researchers, including Michael Dunn from the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, suggests that the family tree of languages has roots in Anatolia [more]

Behavioural Biology . Developmental Biology

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Cuckolded males sing louder

August 23, 2012

Rock sparrows indicate their age and their reproductive success with their songs and react to infidelity with a higher song volume [more]

Particle Physics . Quantum Physics

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Superheavy, and yet stable

August 23, 2012

Measurements of the shell effect in atomic nuclei contribute to finding out above which mass extremely heavy artificial elements no longer decay [more]

Cultural Studies

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Spirituality on the way to globalisation

August 20, 2012

Spirituality and secular ideas have developed alongside one another in Europe and the US [more]

Material Sciences . Solid State Research

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Constructive conflict in the superconductor

August 17, 2012

Charge density waves improve our understanding of the zero-resistance transport of electricity and could explain an unusual interplay of superconducting and magnetic materials [more]

 
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