Riken news conference

Riken news conference

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Masatoshi Takeichi, director of the Riekn Center for Developmental Biology, from left, Maki Kawai, an executive director at Riken, Ryoji Noyori, a Nobel Prize-winning chemist and president of Riken, and Minoru Yonekura, an executive director at Riken, bow before their news conference in Tokyo on April 1, 2014.