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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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Behavioural Biology . Complex Systems

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How Paramecium protozoa claw their way to the top

September 19, 2014

Thanks to their asymmetrical form, the slipper-shaped microorganisms can swim to the surface of the water under their own steam [more]

Complex Systems . Microbiology

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The pirate in the microbe

May 27, 2014

Bacteria do not move entirely randomly as they scout the surface of host cells [more]

Complex Systems

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Crackling noise during growth

August 07, 2013

When drops or dust particles coalesce, they often follow the same statistical laws as the noise made by crumpling paper [more]

Complex Systems

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The broken symphony of swinging metronomes

June 19, 2013

An experiment with 30 metronomes reveals chimera states which combine aspects of synchrony and of disorder. Researchers had been looking for such states for ten years. [more]

Cell Biology . Complex Systems

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Amoebae that keep the beat

March 20, 2013

Even miniscule changes in their environment can cause the cytoskeleton of the amoeba Dictyostelium discoideum to oscillate [more]

Complex Systems . Material Sciences

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Film or droplets?

January 28, 2013

There is a straightforward explanation as to when a liquid on a rough surface will form a thin film and when it will form droplets [more]

Complex Systems . Infection Biology . Mathematics

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Travelling epidemics

August 31, 2011

Human mobility patterns and their impact on the spread of epidemics
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Complex Systems . Material Sciences

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Swarming robots – enhancing the communication in flying robot systems

August 24, 2011

With the help of computer simulations and prototypes, Max Planck researchers are striving to enhance the communication in human and multi-robot interactions [more]

 
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