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Found 783 articles associated to the institution RIKEN.
 
How the gut manages bacteria
18-October-2008

A RIKEN-led international research group has puzzled out details of the intricate mechanism by which the immune system in the gut can respond rapidly to changes in its bacterial environment. Eventually, the work could lead to better treatment and control of gut infections and inflammatory bowel diseases.

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Chemical genetics enables an approach to life phenomena and developments in drug discovery
11-October-2008

Chemical biology is a study that uses chemistry to explore life phenomena. This article reports on what is happening at the forefront of chemical genetics and chemical genomics, which are currently hot topics for both basic and applied research.

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Copper catalyst recycles carbon dioxide
11-October-2008

Carbon dioxide (CO2) is produced whenever fossil fuels are burned. RIKEN chemists have developed a catalyst that should allow carbon dioxide to be used as a versatile synthetic chemical.

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Color to the nanoworld
11-October-2008

Researchers in Japan have developed a design concept for a device that allows imaging at scales previously impossible for optical instruments.

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How to halt immune cell activation
11-October-2008

Researchers in Japan have identified part of the mechanism responsible for preventing prolonged—and potentially dangerous—activation of immune cells called T lymphocytes .

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