November 28, 2016

Glycocluster design could lead to targeted drug delivery

glycocluster design

Researchers have developed a way to engineer glycan complexes in a way that could lead to the development of new selective and precise diagnostic tools.

November 15, 2016

Less sensitive temperature regulation a key to hibernation-like torpor

Scientists show that hibernation-like daily torpor in mice is driven by reduced sensitivity to lowered temperatures.

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November 30, 2016

Element 113 has an official name! The name is nihonium, and the chemical symbol Nh

Nihonium is the official name, and Nh the chemical symbol, for element 113, which was discovered by Kosuke Morita's group at the Nishina Center for Accelerator-Based Science.

November 28, 2016

Baelz Prize awarded to researchers at RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences

Kenya Honda, Hiroshi Ohno, and Koji Hase of RIKEN IMS have been awarded Baelz Prizes this year for their work on the microbiome in health and disease.

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Photonic water shows nanosheets’ true colors

Aqueous suspensions of nanosheets that can be tuned to reflect over a wide range of wavelengths could lead to smarter optical filters and sensors

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