August 3, 2018

Fecal deposits reveal the fruit fly’s pheromone flag

Bioluminescence imaging of fly brains reveals neurons sensitive to fly fecal deposits that are laced with pheromones (you can see the fecal “landmark” in the dotted circle).

July 27, 2018

The big picture: mouse memory cells are about experience, not place

Scientists show that episodic memories formed in the hippocampus do not use "place" cells.

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July 27, 2018

Tsukuba Open Day will be held despite Typhoon Jongdari

Tsukuba Open Day will be held as planned on July 28 despite the arrival of Typhoon Jongdari.

June 29, 2018

K computer grabs top Graph500 ranking for seventh consecutive time

For the seventh consecutive time, the K computer has taken first place on the Graph500 benchmark, which looks at a computer's ability to deal with data-intensive loads

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RIKEN Research

Electrons in iron-based superconductors can pair up in two different ways

Evidence that electrons form pairs in two distinct ways in iron-based superconductors will help theorists unravel the mechanism of unconventional superconductivity

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