January 18, 2018

Himawari-8 data assimilated simulation enables 10-minute updates of rain and flood predictions

Researchers have assimilated data from the Himawari-8 geosynchronous satellite into weather simulations to improve forecasts of sudden precipitation and tropical storm development.

January 17, 2018

Clean and green: a moss that removes lead (Pb) from water

Scientists have demonstrated that that moss F. hygrometrica can be a green alternative for decontaminating lead-polluted water.

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December 28, 2017

Hiroko Bannai of RIKEN Brain Science Institute receives JSPS Prize

Dr. Bannai was selected to receive the award for her work on the single molecule imaging approach to mechanisms underlying brain function.

December 27, 2017

Thirteen RIKEN scientists chosen as Highly Cited Researchers

RIKEN scientists were highly cited in the fields of immunology, pharmacology, physics, and plant science.

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RIKEN Research

Quantum information finds its edge

Electronic states at the edge of topological insulators are promising as carriers of quantum information

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Feb 5-6, 2018
RIKEN AICS HPC Youth Workshop FY 2017
Mar 26-28, 2018
RIKEN Symposia: CDB Symposium 2018"Dynamic Homeostasis: from Development to Aging"

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