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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 . Physiology

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The first insects were not yet able to smell well

March 27, 2014

Odorant receptors of recent insects evolved long after insects migrated from water to land [more]

Evolutionary Biology . Physiology

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Colour matters

January 24, 2014

Colourful guppy males have the highest number of offspring [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]

Neurosciences . Physiology

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Rats have a double view of the world

May 27, 2013

Rodents move their eyes in opposite directions, thereby always keeping an eye on the airspace above them [more]

Neurosciences . Physiology

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Transistor in the fly antenna

March 18, 2013

Insect odorant receptors regulate their own sensitivity [more]

Neurosciences . Physiology

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A direct line through the brain to avoid rotten food

December 06, 2012

Odour activation of a dedicated neural pathway by geosmin activates a hard-wired avoidance response in the fly [more]

Physiology . Plant Research

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Insecticide resistance caused by recombination of two genes

September 12, 2012

Novel enzyme makes cotton bollworm resistant against pyrethroids [more]

Physiology

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Locating muscle proteins

July 20, 2012

Max Planck scientists bring the basis of muscle movement into sharper focus [more]

 
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