what it means to be alive
Scientific breakthroughs and technological innovations are born from curiosity-driven research.
At RIKEN BDR, we are striving to clarify the biology underlying the foundations of life, and apply the knowledge acquired through our research to address global issues facing humanity.
The discovery of how a widely used antimalarial affects zinc levels in parasites, could lead to new strategies to combat drug resistance
The connection between a species of gut microbe in flies and an early death has been unraveled
Despite what’s written in textbooks, fruit flies use a similar cell-stress sensor as mammals to initiate programmed cell death