March 23, 2017

Diametric brain circuits switch feeding and drinking behaviors on and off in mice

Scientists find more links in the brain between positive reinforcement like food to emotional states like fear or anxiety.

March 2, 2017

Improved gene expression atlas shows that many human long non-coding RNAs may actually be functional

RNA library

The FANTOM consortium has generated a new comprehensive atlas of human long non-coding RNAs, allowing them to better assess the diversity and functionality of these RNAs.

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March 28, 2017

Israeli Minister of Science, Technology and Space visits RIKEN's Wako Campus

The delegation visited the Brain Science Institute and the Advanced Center for Computing and Communication, where they saw some of the supercomputers RIKEN operates.

March 15, 2017

Strengthening ties between Japan and Germany in machine learning

The signing ceremony

The RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project (AIP) and the Berlin Big Data Center (BBDC)have signed an agreement to promote cooperation centered on machine learning.

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RIKEN Research

Solving the case of the missing x-rays

A fierce wind obscures x-rays emitted from a disk of matter around a black hole

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