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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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Microbiology . Plant Research

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Two species fused to give rise to plant pest

July 03, 2012

A fungal species native to Iran which attacks grasses is the result of natural hybridisation that occurred just a few hundred years ago [more]

Chemistry . Plant Research

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How plants make cocaine

June 06, 2012

The discovery of the first enzyme in the pathway sheds new light on the evolution of alkaloid formation [more]

Genetics . Plant Research

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An international consortium sequences the tomtato genome

May 30, 2012

Scientists of the University of Bonn are involved in the international project [more]

Plant Research

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Tobacco plants advertise their defensive readiness to attacking leafhoppers

May 23, 2012

Herbivores evaluate their host’s readiness for defence [more]

Plant Research

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Early flowering caused by faulty biological clock

May 14, 2012

A change in its internal clock helps barley adjust to cultivation in northern environments with short summers [more]

Plant Research

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Pod corn develops leaves in the inflorescences

April 24, 2012

A leaf gene active in the maize cob causes leaves to grow in the male and female inflorescences [more]

Cell Biology . Genetics . Plant Research

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Direct transfer of plant genes from chloroplasts into the cell nucleus

April 13, 2012

Gene function preserved despite structural differences in the DNA [more]

Chemistry . Earth Sciences . Plant Research

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Catalyser for clean rainforest air

February 29, 2012

Plant odour isoprene buffers atmospheric self-cleaning capacity [more]

 
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