March 13, 2018

Scientists accurately model the action of aerosols on clouds

An international group of scientists, using the powerful K computer, have for the first time accurately calculated the effects of aerosols on clouds in a climate model.

March 9, 2018

Heat shock system helps bug come back to life after drying up

Scientists have found that the sleeping chironomid—a mosquito-like insect that inhabits semi-arid areas of Africa—has coopted a gene called heat shock factor to survive desiccation.

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February 8, 2018

Second URICAS Workshop held

A successful joint workshop on aging science was held between RIKEN and Universiti Sains Malaysia.

January 31, 2018

Seventy-three new isotopes discovered at RIKEN’s RI Beam Factory

Scientists have created 73 new isotopes using RIKEN's RI Beam Factory, adding to our knowledge of nucleosynthesis and other areas of nuclear science.

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RIKEN Research

Water-saver protein could boost crop drought resistance

Observations of the three-part water-saving effects of a protein offer hope for improved drought resistance in crops

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Mar 26-28, 2018
RIKEN Symposia: CDB Symposium 2018"Dynamic Homeostasis: from Development to Aging"

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