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
A cell-signaling enzyme coordinates the three-dimensional reorganization of cell membranes
Almost imperceptible imperfections in camera sensor technology will not hold back the search for cosmic dark matter and dark energy
An innovative deposition system unlocks possible quantum applications inside multifunctional metal oxide thin films
The discovery of how tactile experiences are encoded in the brain during deep sleep could help to treat people with memory problems
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Balazs Gerofi, Research Scientist, System Software Development Team, Flagship 2020 Project, RIKEN Advanced Institute for Computational Science
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Researchers at RIKEN are pursuing the promise of unprecedented control over health and disease with the emergence of a truly interdisciplinary field of cell biology.
Researchers at RIKEN will be the first in Asia to name an element in the periodic table
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Organisms discovered in extreme alkaline environments produce enzymes excellent for preserving smells, capturing tastes and cleaning laundry
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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