12 Apr 2019
Pictured is the solution with the starting material Sebastien Lapointe did his reaction on. This is before adding the reductant to the reaction. “To check how our stabilizing system performs, we...
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12 Apr 2019
The two powders on the left are the starting Nickel (II) molecules, while the two on the right are the final Nickel(I) products after the experiment. The difference in color for the starting Nickel (...
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12 Apr 2019
PhD student Sébastien Lapointe in the Coordination Chemistry and Catalysis Unit prepares his experiment. The experiments are done in the glovebox, in order...
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1 Apr 2019
On March 28, 2019 the Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) announced that a team led by Prof. Jeff Wickens, head of the Neurobiology Research Unit at Okinawa...
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28 Mar 2019
Professor Jeff Wickens and postdoctoral researcher Julie Chouinard, are both in the Neurobiology Research Unit at Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology...
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20 Mar 2019
Winner of the 2019 Science Challenge, Yumeho Nakanishi poses with Youhei Morita. Nakanishi’s presentation was on incorporating cell biology into creating a more ethical, sustainable meat.
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20 Mar 2019
In labs across the world, scientists are looking at the bigger picture, but are starting with one step at a time. Patience, determination and commitment are all required components for research when...
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20 Mar 2019
PhD student Tom Burns helps a participant of the 2019 Science Challenge on their presentation.
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20 Mar 2019
Research Support Specialist Toshio Sasaki shows 2019 Science Challenge participants the Imaging Labs at OIST. They viewed microscopic pictures of atoms and explored the microscopes used daily.
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20 Mar 2019
OIST PhD student Masakazu Taira gives a tour of OIST to 2019 Science Challenge participants.
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7 Mar 2019
Your perception of smell, whether you realize it or not, is ever-changing as a result of the brain’s constant tuning efforts. From this moment to the next, your brain is analyzing scents differently...
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7 Mar 2019
The illustration depicts a whirlwind of odor molecules portrayed as dots entering the olfactory area. The olfactory area is the first smell center in the brain, located above the nose.
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