September 19, 2017

A solar cell you can put in the wash

Scientists have developed an ultra-thin photovoltaic device that can be incorporated into fabric, and continue to provide electricity even after being soaked in water.

September 19, 2017

Learning and unlearning to fear: The two faces of noradrenaline

Scientists have discovered that emotional and flexible learning rely different populations of noradrenergic neurons in the locus coeruleus.

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August 30, 2017

The FANTOM contribution to open science

A new series of articles focuses on the data resources underlying the atlases developed by the FANTOM project,and the contributions they have made to research and to open science.

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.

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RIKEN Research

Watching enzymes inhale

X-ray laser pulses track the motions of a cellular respiration enzyme on a nanosecond scale

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