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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]

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]

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]

Linguistics

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An odour lexicon

May 05, 2014

A group of nomadic hunter-gatherers in Thailand have multiple words for smells [more]

Linguistics

Family ties in the language jungle

April 16, 2014

Max Planck researchers reveal relationships between rare languages in the Colombian Amazon [more]

Linguistics

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Universals of conversation

November 08, 2013

Max Planck researchers found that words that signal problems with understanding are similar across languages. [more]

Linguistics

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Grammatical structures as a window into the past

November 04, 2013

New world atlas of colonial-era languages reveals massive traces of African and Pacific source languages [more]

Evolutionary Biology . Linguistics

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Did Neandertals have language?

July 09, 2013

A recent study suggests that Neandertals shared speech and language with modern humans [more]

 
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