20 Nov 2014
Look how much fun we had at OIST's 3rd Birthday Party! Many thanks to Charlie Murray for his videography and photography work at the event. We're already getting excited for next year's bash!
17 Nov 2014
The neurons in this video contain a dye that fluoresces when it encounters calcium ions. When the neuron is excited, calcium floods into the cell and the neuron fluoresces. The researchers monitored...
31 Oct 2014
November 2014 Slideshow
1 Oct 2014
September 2014 Slideshow
18 Sep 2014
This video shows a soapy mixture passing through the posts in the microfluidic platform and emerging on the right as a gel.
31 Jul 2014
July 2014 Slideshow
30 Jul 2014
This rotating image shows the 3D structure of a protein using two different imaging techniques: Cryo-MET and X-ray crystallography. This sample image is Immunoglobulin G, the most abundant antibody...
25 Jul 2014
Grammatikopoulos created this simulation of palladium nanoparticles colliding at 1000 Kevin, or about 727 degrees Celsius. At this hot temperature, the nanoparticles meet, fuse, and crystallize,...
25 Jul 2014
Grammatikopoulos created this simulation of palladium nanoparticles colliding at 300 Kevin, or about 27 degrees Celsius. The nanoparticles meet, then fuse, then crystallize in orderly planes.
3 Jul 2014
On the left you can see dendrites with different numbers of spines and visually watch how the molecules inside spread out, or diffuse, differently when there are more spines.   On the right, you...
3 Jul 2014
In the upper left box you can see all parts of the neuron in this model, the external structure and internal compartment (ER) that holds calcium (yellow), and the proteins involved in opening the...
27 Jun 2014
X-Ray micro-CT scan of ant specimen Pheidole fervens by OIST Biodiversity & Biocomplexity Unit
4 Jun 2014
The Haarii is a ritual dragon boat race held very year on May 4th in the lunar calendar. It is believed to ensure good harvests and the safety of fishermen. Adopted from China by the Ryukyu Kingdom...
9 May 2014
This video shows Palladium nanoparticles colliding and fusing in a hydrogen gas atmosphere, imaged live in OIST's Environmental Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM). On the left side, you see a...