October 9, 2015

Scientists reveal brain network for observed social threat interactions

Monkey showing aggression

Scientists have used large-scale neural recording and big data analysis to provide a first glimpse of the brain remembering and recalling the memory of negative social interactions.

September 30, 2015

Parenting in the animal world: turning off the infanticide instinct

Scientists at BSI have discovered two small forebrain regions that control whether a bachelor mouse will commit infanticide or behave paternally.

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October 8, 2015

RIKEN website will be offline for scheduled maintenance


The RIKEN website offline on Wednesday, October 28 for updates to the system software. The work will begin at 9:30 am Japan time, and is scheduled to end at 6:00 pm.

September 11, 2015

Masayo Takahashi is awarded inaugural Ogawa-Yamanaka Stem Cell Prize

Masayo Takahashi

RIKEN CDB researcher Takahashi Masayo received an award for her "trailblazing work leading the first clinical trial to use induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells in humans."

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RIKEN Research

Characterizing electrons in the smallest devices

A technique for investigating the magnetic properties of electrons in quantum point contacts leads to a better understanding of these quantum devices

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