October 23, 2014

Mathematical model shows how the brain remains stable during learning

Using mathematical modeling, researchers have found that complex biochemical signals coordinate fast and slow changes in neuronal networks to keep the brain in balance during learning.

October 21, 2014

Scientists unravel the mystery of a rare sweating disorder

While studying a rare genetic disorder, an international group of scientists have uncovered a single mutation that can interfere with sweating by affecting calcium signaling.

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October 23, 2014

AICS to hold 5th international symposium

The next AICS international symposium will highlight research achievements made with the K computer and explore how supercomputers can be put to use for the good of society.

October 20, 2014

Designer proteins shed light on evolution

A group of scientists has shown a new way to create highly stable, symmetrical protein building blocks which can self-assemble into higher-order structures like the "pizza" proteins.

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RIKEN Research

Putting quantum forces on the map

Mapping the relationship between two quantum effects in materials known as topological insulators could facilitate the development of quantum-based, low-power electronics

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