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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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Developmental Biology . Evolutionary Biology

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Eye evolution: a snapshot in time

June 06, 2014

Scientists of the Max Planck Institute are studying the visual system of marine annelids to gain insights into the evolution of eyes [more]

Cognitive Science . Neurosciences

Viewers of pornography have a smaller reward system

June 02, 2014

Study shows a connection between consumption and brain structure [more]

Genetics . Physiology

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Environmental change leaves its footprint in the epigenome

May 30, 2014

High-fat diets and long daylight periods alter epigenetic markers in wild mice [more]

Behavioural Biology . Evolutionary Biology . Social and Behavioural Sciences

Extortioners are only temporarily successful

May 29, 2014

A game theory experiment demonstrates that people only let themselves be extorted to a limited extent, thus contradicting models indicating the success of extortionate social conduct [more]

Complex Systems . Microbiology

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The pirate in the microbe

May 27, 2014

Bacteria do not move entirely randomly as they scout the surface of host cells [more]

Behavioural Biology . Cognitive Science

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Outgrowing emotional egocentricity

May 26, 2014

Max Planck researchers discover a region of the brain that enables children to overcome emotional self-centeredness as they mature [more]

Cognitive Science . Physiology

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Receptive to music

May 20, 2014

Pregnant women respond to music with stronger physiological changes in blood pressure [more]

Medicine

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Endocrine disruptors impair human sperm function

May 12, 2014

Ultraviolet filters, preservatives, and plasticizers may be responsible for fertility problems [more]

 
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