April 18, 2014

Rapid whole-brain imaging with single cell resolution

A cleared mouse brain

Researchers demonstrate an easy and fast way to achieve whole brain imaging for 3D analysis of gene expression profiles and neural circuits at the systems level.

April 16, 2014

Chrono, the last piece of the circadian clock puzzle?

Researchers from RIKEN report the identification of Chrono, a gene involved in the regulation of the body clock in mammals and that might be a key component of the body's response to stress.

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April 15, 2014

Latest issue of QBiC newsletter is online

The latest issue of RIKEN QBiC's newsletter features a special interview on the profession of science illustration along with other news from this center whose work focuses on quantitative biology.

April 10, 2014

Neuroinflammation leads to fatigue following viral infection

Photo by Joanna Servaes from Wikimedia Commons

Researchers at RIKEN have discovered that the sensation of fatigue following viral infection is caused not by fever, but by inflammation of brain tissue.

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RIKEN Research

Taking x-ray lasers to the next level

Higher-order nonlinear optical processes can now be observed using the SACLA x-ray free-electron laser

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