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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. [more]

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Climate Research . Earth Sciences . Ecology

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Blossoming partnership with a root

July 15, 2014

The symbiosis by which nodule bacteria make atmospheric nitrogen available for plants has very likely exactly one evolutionary origin, about 100 million years ago [more]

Chemistry . Material Sciences . Microbiology

Biominerals point the way

October 30, 2013

The way bacteria create their magnetic navigational aids could be an inspiration for materials scientists [more]

Climate Research . Earth Sciences . Ecology . Microbiology

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How climate change affects microbial life below the seafloor

October 21, 2013

Sediments from the deep sea give insight into the dynamics of the deep biosphere [more]

Earth Sciences . Ecology . Evolutionary Biology

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"Possibly more devastating than previously thought"

June 20, 2013

Leipzig researchers have published new data on volcanic ash, known as the “Campanian Ignimbrite”, which covered wide parts of Europe

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Climate Research . Ecology . Plant Research

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Carbon dioxide could reduce crop yields

November 30, 2012

High-yielding dwarf plant varieties lose their advantage due to increasing carbon dioxide concentration [more]

Microbiology

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Scientists unravel the mystery of marine methane oxidation

November 12, 2012

Researchers uncover how microorganisms on the ocean floor protect the atmosphere against methane [more]

Ecology . Microbiology

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Unusual symbiosis discovered among marine microorganisms

September 20, 2012

Tiny single-celled algae and nitrogen-fixing bacteria exchange carbon and nitrogen in a mutually beneficial relationship that helps fertilise the oceans

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Climate Research . Ecology . Plant Research

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Methane source discovered in the underbrush

September 05, 2012

Greenhouse gas is also released by fungi [more]

 
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