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MaxPlanckApp

You can now also receive research news from the Max Planck Institutes via an app available from the iTunes store or directly here as an Android version. [more]

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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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

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

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Behavioural Biology . Evolutionary Biology . Social and Behavioural Sciences

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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]

Social and Behavioural Sciences

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High disease load reduces mortality of children

April 16, 2014

Children who have been conceived during a severe epidemic are more resistant against other pathogens later in life. This has been proved by researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research. [more]

Genetics . Social and Behavioural Sciences

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Mixed genes

February 13, 2014

An interactive world map of human genetic history reveals likely genetic impacts of historical events [more]

Behavioural Biology . Social and Behavioural Sciences

Democracy pays

December 23, 2013

Majority wants both punishment for tax evaders and things to go fine for themselves [more]

Social and Behavioural Sciences

Squabbling meerkats make better decisions

December 05, 2013

Swarm Intelligence: Quality grows with different factions [more]

Social and Behavioural Sciences

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Stepparents are not always evil

November 12, 2013

Parents’ strategy to love their children depends on more than blood ties [more]

 
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