RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology (CDB)
2-2-3 Minatojima minamimachi, Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-0047, Japan

RIKEN Kids Lab
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March 23, 2010 – The RIKEN CDB is pleased to announce the opening* of its “RIKEN Kids Lab: The wonders of development and regeneration” in the Kobe Science Museum. Occupying an enclosed corner on the third floor of the museum, the space provides an environment for discovery and fun, with graphic and hands-on activities relating to topics such as the development of the body from a single cell, and the exciting future promise of stem cells in medicine. Additional exhibits include an introduction to green fluorescent protein (GFP) and the fantastic regenerative ability of flatworms known as planarians.

*The RIKEN Kids Lab is open to the public, on paid admission to the Kobe Science Museum.



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