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26 Jan 2015
New research published by the Neuronal Mechanism for Critical Period Unit at the Okinawa Institute of...
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15 Jan 2015
Previous research has already demonstrated that substantial quantities of self-motile or active agents such as bacteria in a fluid environment can be harnessed to do mechanical work like moving...
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8 Jan 2015
It is no secret that typhoons are capable of churning the seas and wreaking destruction. But it is tough to examine what exactly happens during a typhoon, particularly in the ocean. The Okinawa...
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24 Dec 2014
About one tenth of the world’s ants are close relatives; they all belong to just one genus out of 323, called Pheidole. “If you go into any tropical forest and take a stroll, you will step on one of...
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15 Dec 2014
New research published in the journal genesis, by Kenneth Baughman, Dr. Eiichi Shoguchi, Professor...
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10 Dec 2014
New research published in the Proceedings of The Royal Society A by members of the...
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26 Nov 2014
The deep ocean seems so remote that it is difficult to imagine any sort of human-generated change making an impact on deep-sea life. It is even more difficult to collect or examine evidence from the...
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17 Nov 2014
Synapse, the name for the signal-receiving site on a neuron, comes from the Greek word for contact. Neuroscientists used to maintain that neurons form one-to-one relationship to contact one another....
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5 Nov 2014
In an article published in Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience by Okinawa Institute of Science...
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23 Oct 2014
Simulating the behavior of a single particle can be quite a challenging task in physics; after all, it is microscopic and we usually cannot watch in real time. It becomes even more complicated when...
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