December 18, 2018

Mystery of coronae around supermassive black holes deepens

For the first time, scientists have measured the strength of magnetic fields near supermassive black holes, and have found that the fields do not seem strong enough to power the coronae.

December 6, 2018

Evolution of the inner ear: insights from jawless fish

A new story for inner ear evolution based on the developmental patterning found in hagfish -- an extant jawless vertebrate.

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December 7, 2018

RIKEN holds ceremony for opening of Europe Office

RIKEN has opened a Europe office in Brussels to strengthen its collaborative relationships with other research institutions in the region.

November 26, 2018

The 2nd RIKEN-MPG Administrative Roundtable was held

From Nov 7 to 9, representatives from the Max Planck Institute (MPG) came to Japan to participate in the 2nd RIKEN-MPG Administrative Roundtable Meeting.

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RIKEN Research

Cryo-electron microscopy shows how stabilizing proteins bind to microtubules

Flash freezing a shape-shifting protein reveals details about its role in intracellular transportation and the maintenance of cell shape

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