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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. [more]

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Chemistry . Material Sciences

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Skin that can flex its muscles

July 21, 2014

A membrane curls fast and furiously when it comes into contact with a solvent vapour [more]

Chemistry . Infection Biology . Medicine

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Sweet treatment for asthma

July 03, 2014

A simple molecule inhibits asthma-related inflammation at an early stage [more]

Chemistry . Climate Research . Earth Sciences . Plant Research

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At the methane source of plants

June 25, 2014

Plants produce greenhouse gas from the amino acid methionine [more]

Chemistry . Material Sciences

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Flowing water energises minerals

June 11, 2014

The electric charge of mineral surfaces changes in flowing water – a finding that is also important for understanding geological processes [more]

Chemistry . Complex Systems

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Music under the microscope

June 10, 2014

Droplets on a microfluidic chip can be controlled so precisely that they become a musical instrument [more]

Chemistry . Material Sciences

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Nanotechnology in a glass sponge

February 24, 2014

The marine sponge Monorhaphis chuni (M. Chuni) forms a glass filament with a perfect periodic arrangement of nanopores employing a similar method that is used for fabrication of man-made mesoporous nanomaterials [more]

Chemistry

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Snapshots differentiate molecules from their mirror image

November 28, 2013

Max Planck researchers are able to reveal the spatial structure of chiral molecules [more]

Chemistry . Ecology

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Domesticated silk moths have limited sense of smell

November 21, 2013

Domesticated silkmoths Bombyx mori have a much more limited perception of environmental odours compared to their wild relatives. [more]

 
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