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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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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]

Astronomy

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On the edge of time and space

June 14, 2012

Galaxy HDF850.1 can be seen as it was 12.5 billion years ago [more]

Evolutionary Biology . Genetics

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Bonobo genome completed

June 13, 2012

Max Planck scientists have completed the genome of the bonobo - the final great ape to be sequenced [more]

Neurosciences

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Conscious perception is a matter of global neural networks

June 12, 2012

New findings support the view that the content of consciousness is not localised in a unique cortical area [more]

Developmental Biology . Evolutionary Biology

Does cooperation require both reciprocity and alike neighbours?

June 08, 2012

Max Planck scientists develop new theoretical model on the evolution of cooperation [more]

Chemistry . Plant Research

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How plants make cocaine

June 06, 2012

The discovery of the first enzyme in the pathway sheds new light on the evolution of alkaloid formation [more]

Climate Research . Earth Sciences . Ecology

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Wallflowers of the Earth system

June 01, 2012

Algae, lichens, and mosses take up huge amounts of carbon dioxide and nitrogen from the atmosphere and thus also influences the climate [more]

Structural Biology

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Free-electron lasers reveal detailed architecture of proteins

May 31, 2012

Ultrashort flashes of X-radiation allow atomic structures of macromolecules to be obtained even from tiny protein crystals [more]

 
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