December 6, 2018

Evolution of the inner ear: insights from jawless fish

A new story for inner ear evolution based on the developmental patterning found in hagfish -- an extant jawless vertebrate.

December 6, 2018

First observation of a square lattice of merons and antimerons

In a finding that could contribute to the development of spintronic devices, scientists have, for the first time, observed a square lattice of merons and antimerons in a helical magnet.

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December 7, 2018

RIKEN holds ceremony for opening of Europe Office

RIKEN has opened a Europe office in Brussels to strengthen its collaborative relationships with other research institutions in the region.

November 26, 2018

The 2nd RIKEN-MPG Administrative Roundtable was held

From Nov 7 to 9, representatives from the Max Planck Institute (MPG) came to Japan to participate in the 2nd RIKEN-MPG Administrative Roundtable Meeting.

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RIKEN Research

Cryo-electron microscopy shows how stabilizing proteins bind to microtubules

Flash freezing a shape-shifting protein reveals details about its role in intracellular transportation and the maintenance of cell shape

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