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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. [more]

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Cell Biology

Sperm can do calculus!

March 07, 2012

The speed at which the calcium concentration in the cell changes controls the swimming behaviour of sperm. They can calculate the calcium dynamics and react accordingly. [more]

Computer Science

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Cebit 2012: 3D animations for everyone

March 06, 2012

3D movies like "Toy Story" or "Transformers" are based on everyday objects that are able to move like humans. Such 3D characters are created by skilled experts in time-consuming manual work. Computer scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics have now developed two computer programs that can accomplish the same process in mere seconds and can easily be handled even by inexperienced users. [more]

Medicine

Researchers discover possible approach to the treatment of aggressive breast cancer

March 06, 2012

Blocking of receptor protein prevents the development of breast cancer metastases in mice [more]

Cell Biology . Medicine . Structural Biology

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Nose spray for panic attacks?

March 02, 2012

Current study on mice documents the anxiety-reducing effect of intranasally administered neuropeptide S [more]

Chemistry . Earth Sciences . Plant Research

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Catalyser for clean rainforest air

February 29, 2012

Plant odour isoprene buffers atmospheric self-cleaning capacity [more]

Material Sciences . Solid State Research

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An electrical switch for magnetic current

February 29, 2012

A multiferroic tunnel junction provides storage media with increased data density [more]

Cell Biology

Jurisprudence . Social and Behavioural Sciences

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No such thing as a typical criminal career

February 21, 2012

Freiburg study questions established criminological theories [more]

 
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