April 21, 2015

A blueprint for clearing the skies of space debris

Plasma ablation

An international team of scientists has put forward a blueprint for a purely space-based system, using telescopes and lasers, to solve the growing problem of space debris.

April 21, 2015

A “cingular” strategy for attack and defense

Researchers have pinpointed specific brain regions related to strategic decisions for attacking and defending by examining brain activity in people playing shogi.

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April 1, 2015

Hiroshi Matsumoto takes helm at RIKEN

President Hiroshi Matsumoto

On April 1, former Kyoto University President Hiroshi Matsumoto succeeded Ryoji Noyori as president of RIKEN.

March 24, 2015

Ryoji Noyori to step down as RIKEN president

President Noyori

RIKEN President Noyori released a statement today announcing his intention to step down from the position which he has held since 2003.

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RIKEN Research

An infectious imprint on liver cancer

Cases of liver cancer caused by chronic hepatitis share a common mutational profile

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