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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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Behavioural Biology . Neurosciences

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Pair bonding reinforced in the brain

October 28, 2014

Zebra finches use their specialised song system for simple communication [more]

Neurosciences

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Synapses always on the starting blocks

October 27, 2014

Vesicles filled with neurotransmitters touch the cell membrane, thereby enabling their rapid-fire release [more]

Neurosciences

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Navigation for nerve cells

October 22, 2014

FLRT proteins direct precursors of pyramidal cells to their destination by attractant and repellent signals

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Neurosciences

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Neurons in a forest of signposts

October 22, 2014

Proteases help nerve cells to navigate [more]

Medicine . Neurosciences

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Escitalopram alters functional brain architecture in a matter of hours

September 25, 2014

Anti-depressant reduces connectivity between resting-state networks in some areas of the brain and increases it in others [more]

Neurosciences

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Fight or flight – the zebrafish's eye decides

September 18, 2014

The eye of a zebrafish larva can already distinguish between prey and predator [more]

Medicine . Neurosciences

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Potential therapy for incurable Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

August 26, 2014

Researchers discover new treatment approach for this hereditary neurological disorder [more]

Genetics . Medicine . Neurosciences

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Toxic proteins damage nerve cells

August 11, 2014

Researchers uncover new causes for ALS and a specific form of dementia [more]

 
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