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Found 783 articles associated to the institution RIKEN.
 
Antimatter trap to test nature's symmetry
31-October-2008

RIKEN scientists have developed a method for trapping and manipulating antimatter that could be key to solving one of the universe’s biggest mysteries.

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Focusing on glial cells to overcome an intractable disease, ALS
26-October-2008

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a devastating disease, gradually causing paralysis of the muscles in the hand and leg. The discovery by Koji Yamanaka and colleagues at the Brain Science Institute that the glial cells cause damage to the nerve cells shows great promise in the development of new treatments to prevent the progression of ALS.

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Cutting loose
25-October-2008

New research clarifies how cells rearrange from two-dimensional sheets into three-dimensional structures during embryonic development

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Fluorescence or flexibility
25-October-2008

Researchers shed light on the molecular mechanism responsible for fluorescent and dark states of a genetically engineered protein

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Forced to insulate
25-October-2008

Substrate-induced strain can be used to switch an organic superconductor into an insulator that responds to the application of a voltage

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