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Found 783 articles associated to the institution RIKEN.
 
Gearing-up for spring
28-January-2011

Rapid activation of specific genes readies the mammalian body for seasonal change

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RIKEN to hold booth, press event at AAAS Annual Meeting in Washington D.C.
28-January-2011

At the AAAS will be two scientists involved in cutting-edge research at RIKEN. Yoichi Yamada will discuss his team’s work on a new “micro-reaction chip”, as the basis for a revolutionary technique for conducting chemical reactions and Hiroyuki Ichida will discuss the application of heavy-ion beams to plant and microbial breeding.

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Discovery of “probiotic transporters” unlocks secrets of infection-preventive bifidobacteria
27-January-2011

Researchers at RIKEN, Yokohama City University and the University of Tokyo have uncovered how gut bifidobacteria protect the body against lethal infection by enhancing the defenses of colonic epithelium.

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Unearthing the mechanisms controlling plant size
21-January-2011

Researchers at the RIKEN Plant Science Center have discovered a series of genes that control cell division and cell growth

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Twisted switches
21-January-2011

Helical molecules that contract reversibly when oxidized pave the way to new single-molecule electrochemical switches

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