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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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Behavioural Biology . Physiology

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Ready for mating at the right time

August 29, 2014

Researchers identify a pheromone in the urine of male tilapia fish that stimulates spawning in females [more]

Behavioural Biology . Neurosciences

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Passing clouds in cuttlefish

August 01, 2014

Max Planck scientists establish tropical cuttlefish Metasepia tullbergi as a model organism to study travelling waves in biological systems [more]

Behavioural Biology . Physiology

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Female bonobos start up early

July 28, 2014

Onset of puberty in female bonobos precedes that of chimpanzees [more]

Behavioural Biology

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Bats use the evening sky’s polarization pattern for orientation

July 22, 2014

Max Planck scientists discover new sensory capability in a mammal [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]

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]

Behavioural Biology . Evolutionary Biology

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Dogs follow human voice direction to find hidden food

May 07, 2014

Max Planck researchers found that dogs and puppies can locate hidden food by using human voice direction referentially [more]

Behavioural Biology . Evolutionary Biology

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Fear of the cuckoo mafia

April 17, 2014

For fear of retaliation, birds accept and raise brood parasites’ young [more]

 
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