Bringing the best of research from RIKEN to the international community and raising awareness of RIKEN as a global brand are at the core of RIKEN's science communication strategy. RIKEN Research, a quarterly magazine and website, is a key tool for the realization of these aims. The magazine presents the very best of the research published by RIKEN every year in an accessible, easy-to-read format, providing regular insights into the people, facilities and programs that make up daily life at 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. The intended audience includes researchers worldwide and all those who have a strong interest in science and technology.
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Recent Research Highlights
Evanescent electromagnetic waves are found to have very different fundamental dynamical properties to those of normal light
The addition of pectin molecules significantly improves the mechanical properties of silk-based hydrogels as tissue engineering substrates
Identifying the molecular transporters that drive plant responses to drought and salinity could assist in the development of stress-resistant crop varieties
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Atlases of functionality for specific genomic elements across a diverse range of cell types reveal insights into how different tissues establish their biological and functional identities
The RIKEN Brain Science Institute is leading the development of technological breakthroughs that will contribute to major advances in our understanding of how the human brain works
At the heart of biomedical research and innovation in Kobe, the Center for Developmental Biology is in an excellent position to apply its pioneering research to regenerative medicine
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