April 22, 2015

Look mom, no eardrums!

Scientists have determined that the eardrum evolved independently in mammals and diapsids—the taxonomic group that includes reptiles and birds.

April 22, 2015

A recipe for long-lasting livers

Researchers have developed a new technique that uses a perfusion system to extend the time that donor organs last and can also resuscitate organs obtained after cardiac arrest.

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April 30, 2015

Celebrating 25 years of the SPDR program

The 25th anniversary symposium

For 25 years, RIKEN's SPDR program has been giving postdocs the opportunity to pursue leading-edge research at RIKEN's top-notch facilities under expert guidance.

April 30, 2015

A new hub for collaboration in Kobe

The Integrated Innovation Building in Kobe

A new building in Kobe will be used to put RIKEN's research to work for society by housing laboratories doing collaborative research with or inside RIKEN.

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RIKEN Research

Plants' control complex

A newly discovered protein complex controlling a key signaling pathway in plants could be harnessed to enhance biomass production

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