June 19, 2018

Blue gene regulation helps plants respond properly to light

Scientists discover that blue light alters gene expression in plants by changing the transcription start sites to downstream locations.

June 11, 2018

Mutation links bipolar disorder to mitochondrial disease

Scientists discover that ANT1 mutations found in bipolar disease affect the mitochondria and lead to hyperexcitable serotonergic neuronal activity in the brain.

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May 18, 2018

Researchers receive Medal with Purple Ribbon

Two researchers from the RIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science have been awarded Medals with Purple Ribbon.

April 19, 2018

Deepening our view of small RNAs

Scientists have developed a tool that will give us better insights into an important class of non-coding RNA, known as short RNAs, that are involved in many biological processes.

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RIKEN Research

Radio telescopes reveal the cradle of a star cluster in the Orion A cloud

A cloud of dust and gas in the Orion constellation contains several dense regions that will collapse to ignite multiple stars

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