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.

September 24, 2015

Oceans in the brain: how we remember different contexts

Researchers have discovered that Ocean cells in the entorhinal cortex encode surroundings environmental contexts that are necessary for forming contextual memories.

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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."

August 17, 2015

New ACE-inhibiting molecule found in the asparagus


Using targeted metabolomics, scientists have identified a new compound in the asparagus, opening the way to better understanding which plant compounds have a positive effect on human health.

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Entangled atoms

The observation of quantum entangled atoms has important implications for quantum information processing

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