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  • Parental diet affects sperm and health of future progenies

    Parental diet affects sperm and health of future progenies

    Tokyo (ISJ): When parents eat low-protein or high-fat diets, it can lead to metabolic disorders in their adult offspring. Now, an international team led by researchers at the RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research (CPR) have identified a key player an...

    21 March 2020 5:03 PM GMT
  • AI to detect foetal heart problems

    AI to detect foetal heart problems

    Tokyo (ISJ) - Japanese scientists have developed a novel system that can automatically detect abnormalities in foetal hearts in real-time using artificial intelligence (AI). Researchers at RIKEN Centre for Advanced Intelligence Project (AIP) have dev...

    20 Sep 2018 12:51 PM GMT
  • Scientists accurately model the action of aerosols on clouds

    Scientists accurately model the action of aerosols on clouds

    Tokyo (ISJ) – An international group of researchers have, for the first time, accurately calculated the effects of aerosols on cloud in a climate model using the powerful K computer – the highest calibre of supercomputers in the world.Aerosols play a ...

    9 March 2018 8:06 AM GMT
  • Japanese scientists design bioluminescent molecules, to image cells from outside

    Japanese scientists design bioluminescent molecules, to image cells from outside

    Tokyo (ISJ) Japanese scientists have designed bioluminescent molecules hundreds of times brighter in deep tissues to image cells from outside the body. The bioengineered light source was then used to track cancer cells in mice and brain-cell activity ...

    25 Feb 2018 6:02 AM GMT
  • Japanese researchers find sugar look-a-like can halt liver cancer

    Japanese researchers find sugar look-a-like can halt liver cancer

    Tokyo (ISJ) - Researchers at the RIKEN Global Research Cluster in Japan have discovered a way to prevent the spread of cancer in the liver. The study, published in the latest issue of the journal Cell Chemical Biology details how treatment w...

    21 Oct 2017 3:45 PM GMT
  • Learning and unlearning to fear: two faces of noradrenaline

    Learning and unlearning to fear: two faces of noradrenaline

    Tokyo (ISJ) - Emotional learning can create strong memories and powerful emotional responses, but flexible behaviour demands that these responses be inhibited when they are no longer appropriate. Scientists at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute in...

    19 Sep 2017 4:02 AM GMT
  • A solar cell you can put in water

    A solar cell you can put in water

    Tokyo (ISJ) - Scientists from RIKEN and the University of Tokyo have developed a new type of ultra-thin photovoltaic device, coated on both sides with stretchable and waterproof films. The cell can continue to provide electricity from sunlight even...

    19 Sep 2017 3:12 AM GMT
  • Vinegar: A cheap and simple way for drought-resistant crops

    Vinegar: A cheap and simple way for drought-resistant crops

    Tokyo (ISJ) - Researchers at the RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science (CSRS), Japan have discovered a new, yet simple, way to increase drought tolerance in a wide range of plants. The study reports a newly discovered biological pathway that...

    30 July 2017 1:51 PM GMT
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