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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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Astrophysics

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New gamma ray sources in Large Magellanic Cloud

January 26, 2015

The H.E.S.S. telescope system discovers three extremely luminous gamma-ray sources in a satellite galaxy of the Milky Way [more]

Neurosciences

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Live broadcast from inside the nerve cell

January 23, 2015

For the first time, Max Planck researchers observe protein degradation in intact brain cells [more]

Evolutionary Biology

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Early human ancestors used their hands like modern humans

January 22, 2015

Pre-Homo human ancestral species, such as Australopithecus africanus, used human-like hand postures much earlier than was previously thought

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Material Sciences . Structural Biology

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Collagen: powerful workout with water

January 22, 2015

Collagen fibres not only passively support bone, tendons and ligaments, but also actively contract [more]

Cell Biology . Neurosciences

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From stem cell to nerve cell in a few weeks

January 22, 2015

Max Planck researchers observe stem cells in the living brain [more]

Linguistics

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Tonal languages require humidity

January 22, 2015

Languages with a wide range of tone pitches have primarily developed in regions with high levels of humidity [more]

Astronomy

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Dawn has dwarf planet Ceres in its sight

January 21, 2015

Images of the approach of NASA's spacecraft Dawn to the celestial body images suggest features such as large craters on the body's surface

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Cognitive Science

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Lucid dreams and metacognition: Awareness of thinking – awareness of dreaming

January 20, 2015

Brain researchers discover similarities between dreaming and wakefulness [more]

 
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