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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. [more]

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Genetics . Medicine

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A glimpse into the genetic basis of schizophrenia

July 23, 2014

Novel genetic associations might enlighten underlying molecular mechanisms of schizophrenia and provide biomarkers for future diagnosis [more]

Evolutionary Biology . Structural Biology

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Protein evolution follows a modular principle

July 22, 2014

Similarities between proteins reveal that their great diversity has arisen from smaller building blocks [more]

Developmental Biology . Medicine

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Unbreak my heart

July 22, 2014

Max Planck scientists image a beating heart in 3D [more]

Behavioural Biology

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Bats use the evening sky’s polarization pattern for orientation

July 22, 2014

Max Planck scientists discover new sensory capability in a mammal [more]

Chemistry . Material Sciences

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Skin that can flex its muscles

July 21, 2014

A membrane curls fast and furiously when it comes into contact with a solvent vapour [more]

Material Sciences . Quantum Physics

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DNA used as a lightswitch

July 21, 2014

A nanostructure made from two tiny gold rods reversibly changes its optical properties when specific DNA molecules are added

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Cell Biology . Medicine . Structural Biology

Astronomy

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The twofold comet

July 17, 2014

67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, destination of ESA’s Rosetta mission, seems to consist of two parts [more]

 
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