August 9, 2019

Implantable 3D blastocyst-like embryonic structure generated from mouse stem cells

Scientists create induced blastocyst-like cysts (iBLCs) from pluripotent stem cells that share many qualities with natural blastocysts.

July 8, 2019

Cyborg-like microchip valve driven by earthworm muscle

This earthworm muscle-controlled biological microelectromechanical system (bio‐MEMS) could lead the way to next-generation medical implants.

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August 20, 2019

A new ultraviolet eye on our planet’s night atmosphere

On August 22, a RIKEN-led experiment that will observe the earth's atmosphere from above in the ultraviolet spectrum will be launched to the International Space Station on a Soyuz rocket.

August 19, 2019

Help us make the Fugaku mosaic poster!

You can contribute photos that will become part of a mosaic on a poster to publicize Fugaku, Japan's next supercomputer.

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RIKEN Research

Doubling down on boron to make complex organic molecules

A newly discovered reaction delivers dual boron functionality to produce molecules with many potential applications

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