May 25, 2016

Current atmospheric models underestimate the dirtiness of Arctic air

Scientists performed fine-grained simulations of how black carbon aerosols are transported to and distributed in the Arctic region, giving better results than current coarse-grained simulations.

May 24, 2016

The uncertain brain: untangling ambiguity in neural circuits

New findings from BSI reveal where and how ambiguous associations between experience and undesirable outcomes are processed in the brains of rats

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May 23, 2016

RIKEN forges comprehensive research agreement with Kazan Federal University

The signing ceremony

A comprehensive research agreement between RIKEN and Kazan Federal University aims to strengthen the existing partnership between the two institutions.

May 9, 2016

Upgraded SACLA beamline provides soft-x-ray free-electron laser

The new beam

An upgraded beamline at the SACLA x-ray free electron laser facility in Harima offers users an intense soft-x-ray free electron laser light source.

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RIKEN Research

Catalysis gets a metal-free upgrade

A boron compound safely speeds up transformations between carbon and silicon―two of Earth’s most abundant and important elements

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