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Science and Corporate Communication

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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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Neurosciences

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How we “hear” with our eyes

November 06, 2012

In a noisy environment, lip-reading can help us to better understand the person we are speaking to [more]

Social and Behavioural Sciences

Goals are essential

October 31, 2012

Field study shows motivational effect of performance targets [more]

Astronomy . Astrophysics

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Cosmic birthplaces, and a dash of Hollywood

October 31, 2012

The Herschel Space Telescope provides new findings on the birth of distant suns [more]

Behavioural Biology

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Testosterone regulates solo song of tropical birds

October 31, 2012

Experiment in females uncovers male hormonal mechanism [more]

Cognitive Science

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Foggy perception slows us down

October 31, 2012

Max Planck scientists show that, contrarily to what was previously believed, speed is overestimated in fog [more]

Complex Systems . Computer Science . Mathematics

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The pathways of epidemics

October 30, 2012

A new computer model rapidly and accurately estimates who spreads an infection particularly extensively, thereby facilitating countermeasures [more]

Cultural Studies . Evolutionary Biology

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Neanderthals meet Homo sapiens

October 29, 2012

New high precision radiocarbon dates of bone collagen show that a cultural exchange may have taken place between modern humans and Neanderthals more than 40,000 years ago. [more]

Astronomy . Astrophysics

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A black widow's Tango Mortale in gamma-ray light

October 25, 2012

Max Planck scientists discover record-breaking millisecond pulsar with new analysis method [more]

 
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