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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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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]

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]

Ecology

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One of the last strongholds for Western chimpanzees

April 09, 2014

Liberia is home to the second largest chimpanzee population in West Africa [more]

Behavioural Biology . Ecology

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New large population of chimpanzees discovered

February 05, 2014

Several thousand chimpanzees inhabit a remote forest area in the northern Democratic Republic of the Congo [more]

Microbiology . Plant Research

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Census in the plant root

January 21, 2014

Bacterial communities that colonise plant roots reflect the plant’s species affiliation and location preferences [more]

Ecology . Plant Research

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Ants protect acacia plants against pathogens

January 17, 2014

Researchers discover an additional level of this insect-plant symbiosis [more]

Ecology . Physiology

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Toxic breath keeps spiders away

January 02, 2014

Tobacco hornworm larvae exhale a small fraction of nicotine from ingested tobacco leaves as a defense signal to deter predatory spiders [more]

 
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