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Found 783 articles associated to the institution RIKEN.
 
Plant enzymes reveal complex secrets
9-March-2012

Biologists are uncovering intricate pathways underlying the chemical modification of a functionally important class of plant molecules

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Taking a closer look at molecular electronics
9-March-2012

Fluorescence-yield x-ray spectroscopy provides a view into how organic transistors work at the molecular scale

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Crystal structure of archael chromatin clarified in new study
7-March-2012

Researchers at the RIKEN SPring-8 Center in Japan have clarified for the first time how chromatin in archaea, one of the three evolutionary branches of organisms in nature, binds to DNA. The results offer valuable clues into the evolution of chromatin structure and promise insights into how abnormalities contribute to cancers and gene disorders.

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At the edge of awareness
2-March-2012

Imaging data suggest that conscious perception has little to do with the primary visual cortex—the region where visual information enters the brain

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Building a beetle antifreeze
2-March-2012

An Alaskan beetle beats the cold using an unusual, natural antifreeze with a novel mode of action that scientists are beginning to unravel

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