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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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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]

Linguistics

“Kernel” lexicon of languages remains stable in the long run

October 06, 2014

Changes in the social environment can nevertheless speed up the development of a language's lexicon [more]

Social and Behavioural Sciences

A longer life thanks to reunification

September 09, 2014

Those over 60 benefit most from a longer life thanks to the fall of the Berlin Wall [more]

Cognitive Science

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Does the moon affect our sleep?

June 16, 2014

Max Planck scientists find no correlation between moon phases and human sleep [more]

Cognitive Science . Neurosciences

Viewers of pornography have a smaller reward system

June 02, 2014

Study shows a connection between consumption and brain structure [more]

 
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