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Found 783 articles associated to the institution RIKEN.
 
New metal hydride clusters provide insights into hydrogen storage
22-September-2011

Researchers at the RIKEN Advanced Science Institute (ASI) has shed light on a class of heterometallic molecular structures whose features point the way to breakthroughs in the development of lightweight fuel cell technology. The structures contain a combination of rare-earth and d-transition metals ideally suited to the compact storage of hydrogen.

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Ensuring the persistence of immune memory
19-September-2011

A gene regulatory factor promotes long-term protection against infectious threats by effecting the maturation of a variety of immune cells

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Building towards better memories
19-September-2011

Molecule-based memory devices edge closer with the development of supramolecular structures that act as tiny magnets

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New technique elucidates dynamics of plant cell metabolites
13-September-2011

A new technique developed by researchers at RIKEN has clarified the location and dynamics of specific metabolites in a single cell of the alga Chara australis. The findings reveal that these metabolites are regulated and fluctuate under stress conditions, providing insight into previously-unknown functions of the vacuole in cellular processes.

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Protecting young minds
9-September-2011

A popular flu medication’s neurologic side effects in children may be the result of inefficient drug clearance in the immature brain

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