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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 . Cognitive Science . Material Sciences

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Research highlights 2014

June 04, 2014

Three research articles from the Yearbook 2014 [more]

Material Sciences

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Skin with high rust protection factor

June 03, 2014

In industrialized countries, corrosion guzzles up to 4 percent of economic performance annually. Consequently, scientists working with Martin Stratmann and Michael Rohwerderat the Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung (Iron Research) in Düsseldorf are developing synthetic coatings that can protect steels and other metals from rust and heal themselves if they become damaged. [more]

Chemistry . Material Sciences . Solid State Research

Cognitive Science . Cultural Studies . Linguistics . Social and Behavioural Sciences

Chemistry . Material Sciences

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Wafer thin electronics

May 13, 2014

Linjie Zhi and his Partner Group at the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research are using chemistry to optimize graphene for various applications [more]

Astrophysics

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The first building blocks of the universe

May 13, 2014

Two German-Chinese Partner Groups at the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics in Garching are using observations and simulations to investigate how the early universe evolved [more]

Cell Biology . Physiology

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Deep sleep in the Arctic

May 09, 2014

At the CAS-MPG Partner Institute in Shanghai, scientists investigate which genes are activated or silenced by the Arctic ground squirrels during hibernation [more]

 
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