August 18, 2017

No direct flights for memory retrieval

Scientists discover that the subiculum is necessary for retrieving episodic, personally experienced memories.

July 20, 2017

Most precise measurement of the proton’s mass

measurement trap

Scientists have made the most precise measurement ever of the mass of the proton, and have found that the actual mass is significantly smaller than what was previously accepted.

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August 7, 2017

A surprising new role for baker’s yeast

Yeast cells

An international team of scientists have turned to yeast to help them in their quest to discover new therapeutic compounds and study their mechanism of action.

June 20, 2017

K computer takes first place for the second consecutive time on HPCG benchmark

For the second consecutive time, the K computer has topped this benchmark, which measures the actual capability of computers to handle a broad set of practical applications.

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RIKEN Research

Mapping disease genes to immune cells

Gene variants tied to rheumatoid arthritis and other diseases can now be traced to particular faulty immune cells

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