October 23, 2014

Mathematical model shows how the brain remains stable during learning

Using mathematical modeling, researchers have found that complex biochemical signals coordinate fast and slow changes in neuronal networks to keep the brain in balance during learning.

October 21, 2014

Scientists unravel the mystery of a rare sweating disorder

While studying a rare genetic disorder, an international group of scientists have uncovered a single mutation that can interfere with sweating by affecting calcium signaling.

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October 20, 2014

Designer proteins shed light on evolution

A group of scientists has shown a new way to create highly stable, symmetrical protein building blocks which can self-assemble into higher-order structures like the "pizza" proteins.

October 16, 2014

Research leaders gather in Kyoto for global summit

At a summit in Kyoto, global research leaders called for cooperation in efforts to make it easier for researchers to move internationally and participate in international partnerships.

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RIKEN Research

Putting quantum forces on the map

Mapping the relationship between two quantum effects in materials known as topological insulators could facilitate the development of quantum-based, low-power electronics

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