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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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Linguistics

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Tonal languages require humidity

January 22, 2015

Languages with a wide range of tone pitches have primarily developed in regions with high levels of humidity [more]

Cognitive Science

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Lucid dreams and metacognition: Awareness of thinking – awareness of dreaming

January 20, 2015

Brain researchers discover similarities between dreaming and wakefulness [more]

Linguistics

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Look first

January 15, 2015

A study at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics in Nijmegen sheds new light on the hierarchy of the senses [more]

Social and Behavioural Sciences

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Children are not for sale

December 08, 2014

Intercountry adoption as a field of conflict: the absence of market characteristics [more]

Cognitive Science . Social and Behavioural Sciences

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Don't be an outsider!

November 04, 2014

Very young children imitate their peers to fit in, while great apes tend to stick to their own preferences [more]

Cognitive Science

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Babies subconsciously process emotions

October 31, 2014

Infants perceive fearful looks from eye whites [more]

Cultural Studies . Social and Behavioural Sciences

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Is bigger better?

October 20, 2014

Large-scale technology projects – and their dramatic effects – highlight the role size and scale play in our understanding of the world that surrounds us [more]

Social and Behavioural Sciences

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Three hours of life per euro

October 15, 2014

After the fall of the Berlin Wall: additional euros eastern Germans received in benefits from pensions and public health insurance account for higher life expectancy [more]

 
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