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Found 783 articles associated to the institution RIKEN.
 
Molecular imaging that will bring about a revolution in diagnosis and drug discovery
29-November-2008

Molecular imaging is expected to help in the detection of lifestyle-related diseases, such as cancer, dementia, and diabetes, at an early stage, as well as in developing good new drugs with the fewest side-effects far more quickly.

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Bridging research begins on pollen disease vaccine
29-November-2008

Researchers at the RIKEN Research Center for Allergy and Immunology (RCAI) have begun bridging research for a vaccine to prevent and treat pollen disease caused by cedar pollen. Human clinical trials are still needed, but a vaccine appears to be in sight.

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Superconductivity: back to basics
21-November-2008

The origin of superconductivity in iron-based materials can now be studied using a basic theoretical model

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Stop the loss
21-November-2008

The discovery of an inhibitor of the production of bone-resorptive cells opens new possibilities for regulating bone loss.The work is important because an excess of osteoclasts has been implicated in diseases like osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis and bone cancer.

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Unmasking the branch inhibitors
21-November-2008

A RIKEN-led research group has uncovered another class of plant hormones involved in regulating shoot branching. The identity of the compounds suggests a means by which plant form can be linked to the level of nutrients in the soil.

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