July 23, 2014

K computer runs largest ever ensemble simulation of global weather

Using Japan’s flagship 10-petaFLOPS K computer, researchers have succeeded in running 10,240 parallel simulations of global weather, the largest number ever performed.

July 22, 2014

Degradation is key to the activity of the miR-21 oncomiR

Part of the structure of miR-21, from National Chiao Tung University

Scientists have gained new clues that suggest the existence of a regulatory network that contributes to the irregular proliferation of cells in diseases such as cancers and psoriasis.

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July 4, 2014

A new look for RIKEN Research

The latest issue of our English magazine RIKEN Research is available, and we're pleased to report that it sports a new look and a new feel.

July 3, 2014

Obtaining an image of cesium in plant cells

In research that could contribute to the cleanup of nuclear contamination, a group including scientists from RIKEN have developed a way to visualize the distribution of cesium in cells.

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A new target for allergy therapies

Immune cells called basophils are found to be key drivers of allergy-induced lung inflammation

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