December 15, 2017

Superradiance of an ensemble of nuclei excited by a free electron laser

Scientists have succeeded in verifying a basic prediction regarding the behavior of resonant systems using advanced x-ray light sources.

December 7, 2017

What’s that smell? The advantage of sniffing

Calcium imaging shows that sniffing helps glomeruli in the olfactory bulb use phase coding to differentiate odors from each other.

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December 18, 2017

First Asia Human Cell Atlas meeting held in Okinawa

Scientists came to Okinawa for the first meeting of the Human Cell Atlas, a project that aims to create comprehensive reference maps of all human cells as a basis for understanding human health and disease.

December 11, 2017

Fourth RIKEN - Karolinska Institutet – SciLifeLab Joint Symposium held in Kobe

Researchers from Japan and two Swedish institutes came together to discuss the topic of frontiers in health, disease, and aging.

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RIKEN Research

Helping the body clock keep its cool

Two parallel temperature-responsive mechanisms ensure that circadian rhythms are not skewed by changes in temperature

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