October 19, 2017

At tremendous precision, the proton and antiproton still seem identical

Using a novel two-particle measurement method, scientists have measured the magnetic moment of the antiproton at a precision 350 times higher than any previous measurement.

October 13, 2017

Halting liver cancer with a sugar look-a-like

Scientists show that liver cancer (hepatoma) can be prevented from invading healthy liver cells by blocking the enzyme FX with a glucose analog and preventing glycan fucosylation.

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October 13, 2017

Luxembourgian Minister of Health visits RIKEN's Yokohama Branch

Following talks on ways to strengthen collaboration between RIKEN and Luxembourg, the delegation attended a joint symposium on advances in the field of immunology.

October 6, 2017

Sixth Global Summit of Research Institute Leaders

leaders representing 20 national research institutes from 11 countries came to Kyoto to discuss sustainable societies at the Sixth Global Summit of Research Institute Leaders.

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RIKEN Research

Jupiter’s volcano-powered auroral lights

NASA’s Juno spacecraft has helped explain how volcanoes on the moon Io spew particles that are flung out by Jupiter’s magnetic field, before rebounding back. A high-speed atmospheric encounter on the return leg creates the Red Giant’s once mysterious transient auroras.

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