October 24, 2014

Three-dimensional metamaterials with a natural bent

In a metamaterial breakthrough, researchers have developed a new fabrication technique that combines top-down electron lithography and a bottom-up self-folding mechanism.

October 23, 2014

Mathematical model shows how the brain remains stable during learning

Using mathematical modeling, researchers have found that complex biochemical signals coordinate fast and slow changes in neuronal networks to keep the brain in balance during learning.

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October 30, 2014

RIKEN Day Joint Symposium in China

As part of RIKEN DAY activities, a joint workshop was held between RIKEN and the University of Science and Technology of China, located in China's Anhui Province.

October 29, 2014

New partnerships in Russia

RIKEN will collaborate with two institutions in the Republic of Tatarstan in the area of preventive and diagnostic medicine to create better health for patients and communities.

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RIKEN Research

Beating a bottleneck to regenerate nerves

A membrane-mimicking biocompatible conducting polymer selectively binds to nerve cells and stimulates the changes needed for nerve regeneration

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