6 Jun 2018
A crystal of the quantum spin ice candidate Pr2Hf2O7 used in the study.
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6 Jun 2018
Models of the atomic lattice structure of the quantum spin ice, praseodymium hafnate (Pr2Hf2O7)
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6 Jun 2018
Prof Nic Shannon and Han Yan of the OIST Theory of Quantum Matter Unit
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6 Jun 2018
What is light? It sounds like a simple question, but it is one that has occupied some of the best scientific minds for centuries. Now, a collaborative study with scientists at the Okinawa Institute...
Type: News Article
4 Jun 2018
A new study released by OIST's Neural Computation Unity has explored the link between the hormone Serotonin and patience in mice. Authored by Dr Dr Kayoko Miyazaki, Dr Katsuhiko Miyazaki and Prof....
Type: Media Links
1 Jun 2018
Figure 1: With a 25% probability of reward, the nose-poke time in no-food trials did not change even if serotonin neurons were activated (left). But with a 75% reward probability, the nose-poke time...
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1 Jun 2018
Dr Kayoko Miyazaki (left) and Dr Katsuhiko Miyazaki (right)
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1 Jun 2018
Just a little longer. It’s a common experience: hanging on in the hopes that our patience will pay off in the end. From waiting from a restaurant seat to queuing at a theme park, we’re all able to...
Type: Press release
31 May 2018
A recent paper released by the Biodiversity and Biocomplexity Unit has used a global meta-analysis of all known ant species to explore why species diversity...
Type: Media Links
30 May 2018
It’s a puzzle that has confounded biologists for centuries: the earth’s tropical regions are home to an enormous variety of plant and animal species, but as you travel north or south, away from the...
Type: News Article
28 May 2018
Specimens like this played a key role in identifying what species of ants are found in different areas of the planet.
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28 May 2018
Two nestmates of the temperate genus Formica sharing food.  Most ant species live in the tropics, but understanding why has been a challenge.
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