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29 Jul 2011
RIKEN invites applications for the position of Chief Scientist to lead a new laboratory working on The Advanced Science Institute (ASI). All applications should reach RIKEN by August 15, 2011.
08 Jul 2011
The strong coupling between electrical currents and magnetization in topological insulator materials is surprisingly unaffected by impurities
24 Jun 2011
RIKEN invites applications for the position of Chief Scientist to lead a new laboratory working on The Advanced Science Institute (ASI). Applications from overseas applicants are welcome.
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23 Jun 2011
RIKEN researchers show how the effects of stress can be passed down the generations by mechanisms outside genetic inheritance. Published in the journal Cell, the results mark a major advancement in our understanding of non-Mendelian inheritance.
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17 Jun 2011
Research into cellular sugar chains is revealing a series of new properties and functions with potential application in the diagnosis and treatment of disease
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10 Jun 2011
The year 2011 marks the 150th anniversary of Japan–Germany relations as well as the centennial of the Max Planck Society (MPG), an important international partner for RIKEN.
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13 May 2011
Insights gained by the Biosphere Oriented Biology Research Unit into complex biological systems could revolutionize energy production and re-integrate society into the global ecological cycle
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12 May 2011
RIKEN (President Ryoji Noyori) and the Max Planck Society (MPG; President Peter Gruss) signed an agreement on April 27, 2011, to strengthen their collaboration by establishing a joint research center for systems chemical biology, a field that seeks to achieve a systematic understanding of biological systems from a chemistry perspective.
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05 May 2011
IHPC’s William Yim from Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) was part of a research team that has made an impactful discovery.
18 Apr 2011
On April 12, Dr. Naoyuki Taniguchi, Group Director of RIKEN Advanced Science Institute was awarded the Japan Academy Prize for the following achievements.
15 Apr 2011
On 7 March 2011, the RIKEN Advanced Science Institute (ASI) welcomed Ada Yonath from the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel to present a special lecture at RIKEN’s Wako Campus
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15 Apr 2011
Mercury-containing oxides offer a new perspective on the mechanism of superconductivity
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01 Apr 2011
Free-floating electrons on top of liquid helium yield insights into their transport behavior
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01 Apr 2011
Using a simple glass capillary, atomic physicists at RIKEN are developing an ultra-narrow ion beam that pinpoints a part of organelles in a living cell, enabling biologists to visualize how the damage affects cell activities.
15 Mar 2011
Dr. Hideki Hirayama has won an Achievement Award in the 43rd Ichimura Science Awards for his work on the development of high-quality AlGaN-based semiconductor crystals and advanced research on deep-UV LEDs. Dr. Hirayama is the leader of the Terahertz Quantum Device Team at RIKEN Advanced Science Insitute (ASI).
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14 Mar 2011
A common industrial magnet exhibits rare and potentially useful qualities when its composition is slightly altered
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04 Mar 2011
Calculations can now predict when and how spins of electrons and ions arrange in one-dimensional multiferroic materials
25 Feb 2011
Western Digital® (NYSE: WDC) announced today that it has established a research and development center in Singapore, where the company will leverage the local talent pool and expertise of research organizations, such as Singapore’s A*STAR Data Storage Institute (DSI), and universities in the development of advanced hard drive technologies.
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25 Feb 2011
Exotic entities that arrange into a crystalline structure at near room-temperature could lead to a new approach to electronic memory
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22 Feb 2011
By NASER FARUQUI The political dramas unfolding in Tunisia, Egypt and other Middle Eastern countries present pivotal opportunities: They improve the prospects for harnessing science and its values to advance sustainable and equitable development, openness and democracy in the Islamic world.
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18 Feb 2011
Molecular simulations explain how enzymatic pumps transport calcium ions within muscle cells
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18 Feb 2011
Experimental evidence adds to the likelihood of the existence of supersolids, an exotic phase of matter
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11 Feb 2011
Researchers at the RIKEN Advanced Science Institute are harnessing new physical principles in their search for the breakthroughs that will drive the next technological revolution.
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11 Feb 2011
Microwave photons can nullify the conductivity of electrons confined to the surface of liquid helium
28 Jan 2011
At the AAAS will be two scientists involved in cutting-edge research at RIKEN. Yoichi Yamada will discuss his team’s work on a new “micro-reaction chip”, as the basis for a revolutionary technique for conducting chemical reactions and Hiroyuki Ichida will discuss the application of heavy-ion beams to plant and microbial breeding.
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21 Jan 2011
Helical molecules that contract reversibly when oxidized pave the way to new single-molecule electrochemical switches
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21 Jan 2011
Polymer films that unfurl in the light could be the first of a new family of functional materials
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14 Jan 2011
Simulations have explained the peculiar nature of molecular hydrogen vibration under high pressure
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14 Jan 2011
A newly proposed superconducting device could lead to the first observation of particles that are their own antiparticles
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07 Jan 2011
The ability of bacteria to change the body color of aphids has ecological consequences

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