January 17, 2018

Clean and green: a moss that removes lead (Pb) from water

Scientists have demonstrated that that moss F. hygrometrica can be a green alternative for decontaminating lead-polluted water.

January 12, 2018

The brain's GPS has a buddy system

Scientists have identified brain cells in the rat hippocampus that code the location of the 'self' and that of 'others' in space.

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December 28, 2017

Hiroko Bannai of RIKEN Brain Science Institute receives JSPS Prize

Dr. Bannai was selected to receive the award for her work on the single molecule imaging approach to mechanisms underlying brain function.

December 27, 2017

Thirteen RIKEN scientists chosen as Highly Cited Researchers

RIKEN scientists were highly cited in the fields of immunology, pharmacology, physics, and plant science.

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RIKEN Research

Quantum information finds its edge

Electronic states at the edge of topological insulators are promising as carriers of quantum information

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