October 11, 2018

Researchers create a functional salivary gland organoid

Scientists have, for the first time, succeeded in growing three-dimensional salivary gland tissue that, when implanted into mice, produced saliva like normal glands.

October 9, 2018

Getting a grip on the slow but unique evolution of sharks

Scientists at RIKEN BDR have decoded the genomes of two shark species, bringing the grand total of decoded shark genomes to three.

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November 1, 2018

RIKEN establishes European office

RIKEN has established a new overseas office in Brussels to help promote collaborative research and personnel exchanges with institutions in Europe.

October 30, 2018

Mexican ambassador visits Wako campus

Mexican Ambassador Carlos Almada visited the Wako campus on October 26 to meet with President Matsumoto and visit laboratories staffed by researchers from Mexico.

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RIKEN Research

New insulating state found in stretched graphene

Quantum simulations reveal that graphene undergoes an unexpected and potentially useful change in state when stretched

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