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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

Rewriting the rulebook for cellular change

DNA in regions far from target genes governs cell state transitions through a coordinated wave of regulatory activity

The universal nature of three-body attraction

A study of the interaction among three objects in peculiar resonant systems uncovers an unexpected universality

Narrowing the gap between theory and experiment

A theoretical framework enables a more accurate estimation of the properties of an elementary particle

Feature Highlight

The amazing disappearing mouse

An experimental technique that renders mouse tissues transparent and colorless allows scientists to image the cellular-scale effects of disease deep within the body

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RIKEN People

Stress-relief strategies in plants

Ryoung Shin, Unit leader, Regulatory Network Research Unit, RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science

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Perspectives

Powering science

Powerful supercomputers like the K computer developed at the RIKEN Advanced Institute for Computational Science are essential for scientific discovery and prediction.

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RIKEN Places

Building neural connections

The RIKEN Brain Science Institute has the infrastructure to support interdisciplinary research on the identification and manipulation of the neural circuits underpinning behavior

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