June 6, 2019

New mechanism allows lower energy requirement for OLED displays

Scientists have found a way to significantly reduce the amount of energy required by organic light emitting diodes, which are seen as potential replacements for current displays.

June 4, 2019

Alzheimer’s disease protein links plaques to cell death in mice

Scientists show that the CAPON protein links Aβ plaques and hippocampal neurodegeneration in mice, explaining how these two hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease are related.

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June 12, 2019

Korean ambassador visits Kobe campus

South Korean Ambassador Nam Gwan-pyo and a delegation visited the RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research (BDR) in Kobe.

May 30, 2019

The moon may have come from a sea of magma

Researchers have used simulations on the powerful K computer to give more evidence for the theory that our Moon was born from a collision between the Earth and another object.

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RIKEN Research

Manganese water-splitting catalyst shows promise for future hydrogen economy

The discovery of an Earth-abundant catalyst promises to make the production of hydrogen fuel more feasible

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