July 8, 2019

Cyborg-like microchip valve driven by earthworm muscle

This earthworm muscle-controlled biological microelectromechanical system (bio‐MEMS) could lead the way to next-generation medical implants.

July 8, 2019

Galaxy clusters caught in a first kiss

For the first time, astronomers have detected a pre-merger shock from two giant clusters of galaxies that are just about to collide.

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July 4, 2019

Italian Minister of Health visits RIKEN Yokohama Campus

Giulia Grillo, the Italian Minister of Health, paid a visit to the RIKEN Yokohama Campus.

July 1, 2019

President Matsumoto participates in France-Japan roundtable

President Matsumoto spoke at a high-level event discussing the current state and future of Japanese-French cooperation.

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RIKEN Research

Spin fluctuations simpler than currents, researchers argue

A theoretical study shows that spintronic equations are vastly simplified by looking at spin density fluctuations rather spin currents

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