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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

Keeping plant hormone levels in check

A protein called GAF1 helps modulate growth-regulating gibberellin hormones in plants

The constant nibble that keeps cancer at bay

An enzymatic pathway that destroys a tiny RNA molecule helps keep cancer and other diseases linked to cell proliferation in check

A solution for tunable dyes

Modifying a common organic dye molecule results in tunable optical characteristics that can be changed by exposure to different chemical reagents and solvents

Feature Highlight

Probing the proton

A two-stage trap for single protons leads to measurement of their magnetic properties with unprecedented precision

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RIKEN People

Summing up the brain

Carina Hanashima, Team Leader, Laboratory for Neocortical Development, RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology

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Perspectives

Banking on biological tools for research innovation

Repositories of biological materials and information such as the RIKEN BioResource Center help ensure that research in the life sciences addresses emerging societal challenges in health, agriculture and conservation.

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RIKEN Places

Revisiting the early Universe

Researchers at the RIKEN BNL Research Center are studying high-speed collisions of atoms to gain a better understanding of our cosmic beginnings

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