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The origin of the turtle shell: mystery solved
9-July-2013

A team of researchers from Japan has finally solved the riddle of the origin of the turtle shell.

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New fluorescent protein from eel revolutionizes key clinical assay
14-June-2013

Unagi, the sea-going Japanese freshwater eel, harbors a fluorescent protein that could be the basis for a revolutionary new clinical test for bilirubin, a critical indicator of human liver function, hemolysis, and jaundice, according the RIKEN Brain Science Institute. The discovery could also contribute to the conservation of the endangered Unagi

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Search for element 113 concluded at last
27-September-2012

Tokyo, Japan, 27 September - The most unambiguous data to date on the elusive 113th atomic element has been obtained by researchers at the RIKEN Nishina Center for Accelerator-based Science (RNC).

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Hall effect at the speed of light: How can you demonstrate relativistic effects with your mobile phone?
20-May-2012

Saitama, Japan, 20 May 2012 - The relativistic Hall effect describing objects rotating at speeds comparable with the speed of light has now been reported.

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Reacting to changing circumstances
14-May-2012

Analysis reveals how a subset of immune cells rally defenses against infection while keeping harmful inflammatory reactions in check. Experiments confirm a central role for plasmacytoid dendritic cells in responding to infection, driving both the inflammatory response pathway and the production of pathogen-destroying cytotoxic T lymphocytes.

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