November 24, 2015

Liquid acoustics half way to the Earth's core

Inside the earth

Scientists have succeeded in measuring the speed of sound in mixtures of liquid iron and carbon in extreme conditions, allowing limits to be set on the composition of the Earth's core.

November 24, 2015

How the body stops an immune response from triggering allergic diseases

Innate lymphoid cell

Researchers have shown how the body suppresses activation of long-lived immune cells after parasitic worm infections, preventing the development of allergic responses.

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November 18, 2015

K computer takes first place again in Graph 500 supercomputer ranking


A collaboration using the K computer has, for the second consecutive time, taken top place in the November 2015 Graph 500 supercomputer ranking.

October 27, 2015

RIKEN-Academia Sinica Joint Conference on Chemical Biology

The participants

Researchers from RIKEN and from Academia Sinica in Taiwan came together for a two-day conference to discuss the latest advances in the field of chemical biology.

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RIKEN Research

Melting of frozen frustrations

Computations reveal how quantum interactions can break a deadlock in magnetic spin ice oxides

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