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
The direction of nerve fiber growth during brain development is controlled by signaling molecules that regulate the loss or addition of cell membrane at the tips of growing fibers
A chemical synthesis method that allows boron atoms to be added to opposing sides of an alkyne molecule opens up new possibilities for drug and materials development
The first supercomputer simulations of ‘spin–orbit’ forces between neutrons and protons in an atomic nucleus open the door for numerical modeling of nuclear interactions
A two-stage trap for single protons leads to measurement of their magnetic properties with unprecedented precision
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Emiko Hiyama, Associate Chief Scientist, Strangeness Nuclear Physics Laboratory, RIKEN Nishina Center for Accelerator-Based Science
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Sustainable resource science is developing smarter technologies for efficient resource consumption to ensure that communities, economies and the natural environment continue to flourish
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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