May 20, 2019

A new treatment for stroke in mice reduces brain damage and promotes motor recovery

Treatment with adrenergic receptor antagonists (AdR blockers) was able to reduce stroke-related brain damage in mice and improve motor recovery.

May 10, 2019

Creative geometry: researchers create “impossible” nano-sized protein cages with the help of gold

Researchers have created a “protein cage”—a nanoscale structure that could be used to deliver drugs to specific places of the body—that can be readily assembled and disassembled but that is also extremely durable.

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April 26, 2019

RIKEN establishes joint laboratory for natural products and chemical biology in China’s Zhejiang Province

An opening ceremony for a joint laboratory that will conduct research on natural products and chemical biology was held at the Zhejiang Hangzhou Future Sci-Tech City.

April 16, 2019

Japanese and German scientists to collaborate for high-precision measurements

RIKEN and two German institutes have established a new joint research center dedicated to making high-precision measurements of antimatter, time, and fundamental constants.

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Imaging of Golgi apparatus in yeast shows protein processing via conveyor belts

A powerful microscopy technique reveals that Golgi apparatus process proteins in a manner that resembles a conveyor belt

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