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Found 783 articles associated to the institution RIKEN.
 
Mastering motion
15-May-2009

An international team of scientists have shown that deletion of the G-substrate gene in mice causes motor learning deficits during particular periods of postnatal development

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Green catalysis makes a splash
15-May-2009

Replacing hazardous solvents with water and improving efficiencies are ways that chemists can reduce the environmental impact of their reactions. RIKEN researchers have developed recyclable catalysts that selectively generate chiral organic molecules in water - a nearly ideal green chemical process.

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Fungal recognition
15-May-2009

Mincle, a protein expressed on immune cells, is a receptor that recognizes Malassezia fungal species and mediates inflammatory responses

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Using tools: the moment when mind, language, and humanity emerged
15-May-2009

Accumulating data has demonstrated that Japanese macaques and degus, the latter a kind of rodent, are capable of using tools after training. Changes in brain functioning that may have led to human intelligence are being elucidated.

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Using superfluid helium-3 to explore new phenomena
15-May-2009

There are liquids that can climb up the walls of their container like a life form and down the other side. Superfluid helium is the only liquid that exhibits this mysterious phenomenon.

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