October 11, 2018

Researchers create a functional salivary gland organoid

Scientists have, for the first time, succeeded in growing three-dimensional salivary gland tissue that, when implanted into mice, produced saliva like normal glands.

October 9, 2018

Getting a grip on the slow but unique evolution of sharks

Scientists at RIKEN BDR have decoded the genomes of two shark species, bringing the grand total of decoded shark genomes to three.

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October 15, 2018

Seventh Global Summit of Research Institute Leaders

Leaders from 22 research institutes from around the world gathered in Kyoto to discuss the interactions between scientists and society.

October 9, 2018

Tatarstan President Minnikhanov visits Kobe Campus

A high-level delegation from the Republic of Tatarstan led by President Rustam Minnikhanov visited the facilities of the RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research in Kobe.

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RIKEN Research

Gene Fam60a found to play a key role in the developing embryo

Healthy development of an embryo is found to depend on a protein that regulates the DNA of stem cells

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