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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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Behavioural Biology . Evolutionary Biology

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Fear of the cuckoo mafia

April 17, 2014

For fear of retaliation, birds accept and raise brood parasites’ young [more]

Linguistics

Family ties in the language jungle

April 16, 2014

Max Planck researchers reveal relationships between rare languages in the Colombian Amazon [more]

Neurosciences

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Synapses – stability in transformation

April 16, 2014

Synapses remain stable if their components grow in coordination with each other [more]

Cell Biology . Neurosciences

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How vision makes sure that little fish do not get carried away

April 16, 2014

Newly discovered types of neurons in the animals’ brain help to compensate for self-motion [more]

Social and Behavioural Sciences

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High disease load reduces mortality of children

April 16, 2014

Children who have been conceived during a severe epidemic are more resistant against other pathogens later in life. This has been proved by researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research. [more]

Infection Biology . Microbiology

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Life-style determines gut microbes

April 15, 2014

An international team of researchers has for the first time deciphered the intestinal bacteria of present-day hunter-gatherers [more]

Ecology . Microbiology

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Faithful allies since the Cretaceous

April 14, 2014

Symbiosis between beewolves and their protective bacteria originated millions of years ago [more]

Jurisprudence

Problems of the patent system are home-made

April 14, 2014

Experts published a declaration according to 20 years TRIPS agreement [more]

 
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