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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

Modeling the heart of the atom

The first supercomputer simulations of ‘spin–orbit’ forces between neutrons and protons in an atomic nucleus open the door for numerical modeling of nuclear interactions

A new target for allergy therapies

Immune cells called basophils are found to be key drivers of allergy-induced lung inflammation

A tropical weather phenomenon meets its match

The might of Japan’s most powerful supercomputer makes it possible to predict the evolution of the large-scale atmospheric circulation that dominates rain and storm patterns in the tropics

Feature Highlight

Making sense of the cellular rulebook

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

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RIKEN People

A few-body view of the hypernucleus

Emiko Hiyama, Associate Chief Scientist, Strangeness Nuclear Physics Laboratory, RIKEN Nishina Center for Accelerator-Based Science

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Perspectives

Cultivating a renewable future

Sustainable resource science is developing smarter technologies for efficient resource consumption to ensure that communities, economies and the natural environment continue to flourish

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RIKEN Places

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

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