February 10, 2017

Protostar displays a strange geometry

Protostar L1527

Using observations of the protostar L1527, researchers have uncovered clues to understanding how dust in a collapsing molecular cloud can shed angular momentum and penetrate beyond the “centrifugal barrier.”

January 18, 2017

Improved measurements of antiproton’s magnetic moment deepen mystery of baryonic asymmetry

The trap

Researchers have measured the magnetic moment of the antiproton with an accuracy six times better than previous experiments, finding it is extremely close to that of the proton.

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February 7, 2017

Green light for launch of clinical research using donor iPS cells

Press conference

The project will aim to establish an induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC)-based treatment for wet-type age-related macular degeneration.

January 18, 2017

RIKEN and CEA to cooperate in high performance computing and computational science

The signing ceremony

Under the agreement, the two institutes will strengthen their partnership in the areas of high performance computing and computational science

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RIKEN Research

Non-dividing and conquered

A method for targeted insertion of DNA into non-dividing cells helped partially restore vision to blind rats

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