July 24, 2015

The genetic roots of adolescent scoliosis

Scientists at the RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences have discovered that the gene for the protein BNC2 is linked to susceptibility for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.

July 22, 2015

A dictionary of the language of cells

Schematic of network

Researchers have published an overall map of how the cells in the human body communicate by systematically analyzing the relationship between ligands and receptors.

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August 4, 2015

RIKEN is home to the world’s greenest supercomputer

A new RIKEN supercomputer, with a liquid immersion cooling system, has been recognized by Green 500 as the greenest supercomputer in the world.

July 15, 2015

K computer takes first place in Graph 500 supercomputer ranking

The K computer

Japan's K computer has again proved its mettle by taking first place in the Graph 500 supercomputing ranking, thanks to the work of an international collaboration.

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Immune gene map for Japan

New resource enables scientists to find immunity genes linked to Graves’ disease

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