October 21, 2016

Scientists show how plants turn a “light switch” on and off


Scientists have uncovered the mechanism through which plants activate and deactivate a key photoreceptor regulating their response to blue light.

October 18, 2016

Positive and negative memories and behaviors are split up in the brains of mice

Scientists have shown that positive and negative experiences are physically and genetically separated in the basolateral nucleus of the amygdala.

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October 13, 2016

Fifth Global Summit of Research Institute Leaders

Fifth RIL

Leaders of research institutes from around the world gathered in Kyoto, Japan, to discuss ways to strengthen ties between institutes and industry to encourage innovation.

September 12, 2016

G7 health ministers visit Kobe campuses

Health ministers from the G7 countries were introduced to research being done at the RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology and Advanced Institute for Computational Science in Kobe.

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RIKEN Research

‘Snap freezing’ produces different state

The state that a correlated-electron material adopts on cooling depends on how rapidly it is cooled

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