November 21, 2014

Out of danger: a neural basis for avoiding threats

Researchers at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute in Japan have identified a key neuronal pathway that makes learning to avoid unpleasant situations possible.

November 19, 2014

K computer recognized in Class 1 and 2 of the HPC Challenge Awards

The K computer has received top honors for productivity in a high-performance supercomputer parallel programming language implementation and overall performance

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November 19, 2014

MoU with Shanghai Jiao Tong University

A ceremony was held at RIKEN for the signing of a memorandum of understanding for research collaboration and exchange between RIKEN and Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) in China.

November 17, 2014

SPring-8 used to elucidate origin of ancient glass

The SPring-8 synchrotron facility has been put to the service of archeology, helping researchers to analyze a glass plate found in a tumulus in Nara dating back to the late 5th century.

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RIKEN Research

Evolving the best body clock

A mathematical model explores how circadian rhythms that keep track of time have been optimally developed through evolution

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