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RIKEN Places

August 21, 2015
Energizing photons to the max
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
June 5, 2015
Seeing technology through
Researchers at the RIKEN Terahertz-wave Research Group are developing technologies that can generate, detect and visualize invisible electromagnetic waves shorter than a millimeter
October 31, 2014
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
October 3, 2014
Scanning for health and disease
The Division of Bio-Function Dynamics Imaging at the RIKEN Center for Life Science Technologies is developing advanced imaging techniques to transform medical diagnostics and therapeutics
June 27, 2014
Revisiting the early Universe
Researchers at the RIKEN BNL Research Center are studying high-speed collisions of atoms to gain a better understanding of our cosmic beginnings
May 9, 2014
Mimicking living systems
The Quantitative Biology Center is measuring, modeling and designing living systems to determine the fundamental rules that govern their behavior
December 13, 2013
Realizing the potential of regenerative biology
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
December 6, 2013
Revealing how it all began
The Nishina Center for Accelerator-Based Science strives to shed light on the creation of the Universe as well as questions closer to home
September 27, 2013
Meeting researchers’needs worldwide
The BioResource Center in Tsukuba not only offers the widest selection of high-quality biological experimental materials in the world but also serves a unique role in training new experts in the field
September 6, 2013
Charting the future of supercomputing
Based at the RIKEN Kobe campus, the Advanced Institute for Computational Science is the home of the K computer, one of the fastest supercomputers in the world