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
When recreated in a solid, fundamental particles predicted over 80 years ago could exhibit more exotic properties than anticipated
Electrons moving across liquid helium exhibit spasmodic motion similar to that of rough surfaces being dragged across each other
The entropy of thermodynamic systems is found to be related to a certain symmetry of time, which has implications for the entropy of black holes
Lab-grown skin sprouts hair and grows glands, paving the way for burn, scar and hair-loss therapies
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David Priest, Foreign Postdoctoral Researcher, Laboratory for Single Cell Gene Dynamics, RIKEN Quantitative Biology Center
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Researchers at the RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences are advancing our understanding of the internal and external factors that contribute to disease.
Researchers at RIKEN will be the first in Asia to name an element in the periodic table
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The pioneering research of two RIKEN chemists in the early twentieth century had a major impact on the organization’s success
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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