January 1, 2019

Early protostar already has a warped disk

Scientists have observed a warped disk around an infant protostar, implying that the misalignment of planetary orbits in planetary systems may be caused by distortions in the planet-forming disk early in their existence.

December 28, 2018

Hybrid qubits solve key hurdle to quantum computing

Researchers have developed a hybrid quantum device that can be quickly initialized and read out, and that simultaneously maintains high control fidelity.

More press releases


January 15, 2019

Rwandan Minister for ICT and Innovation visits RIKEN

Rwandan Minister for ICT and Innovation visited RIKEN's Tokyo Campus to discuss future collaborations.

January 8, 2019

Twenty RIKEN researchers recognized as Highly Cited Researchers

Twenty researchers from RIKEN were among the 90 scientists from Japan chosen by Clarivate Analytics as highly cited researchers of 2018.

More news

RIKEN Research

Hair follicle stem cells secrete protein that controls the skin’s sense of touch

An extracellular matrix protein secreted by hair follicle stem cells controls the tactile sensation of the skin

More research highlights