Through RIKEN Research, our quarterly magazine and website, we present the best of research from RIKEN to the international community. Our research is shown in an accessible, easy-to-read format, providing regular insights into the people, facilities and programs that make up RIKEN. The core component of RIKEN Research are short, easy-to-understand Research Highlight articles explaining for a broad scientific audience some of the latest research articles published by RIKEN researchers.
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Recent Research Highlights
A study of identical bacterial cells reveals that congestion on the DNA molecule is responsible for differences between them
Characteristic patterns formed by carbon sheets on metal foil can reveal sources of strain
A method for calculating physical effects in materials with strong interactions between their electrons holds promise for analyzing these intriguing materials
PET imaging of new neurons in the brain promises to advance our understanding and treatment of depression
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Sarah Naimi, Research Scientist, Spin Isospin Laboratory, RIKEN Nishina Center for Accelerator-Based Science
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Yoichiro Matsumoto, Executive Director, RIKEN
Researchers at RIKEN have advanced our understanding of the role of gut bacteria in health and disease.
Nihonium is the official name, and Nh the chemical symbol, for element 113, which was discovered by Kosuke Morita's group at the Nishina Center for Accelerator-Based Science.
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Tomoko Abe has bombarded thousands of plants with heavy ions to create unusual varieties
The RIKEN SPring-8 Center hosts the most powerful synchrotron radiation facility in the world and an x-ray free-electron laser that is a billion times brighter
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