Once a ‘scientist’s paradise,’ Japan’s Riken seeks new vitality

TOKYO — Riken, Japan’s national research institute, celebrated its 100th anniversary this year. The organization was once called a “scientist’s paradise,” but those days seem to be over, as its research has been mostly determined by the government in …
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