2 May 2013
As a PhD student at the University of Aberdeen in the UK, Gordon Arbuthnott came across a paper by a group in Sweden that introduced him the world of the dopamine, a neurotransmitter commonly dubbed...
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12 Apr 2013
The old saying is “if it’s not broken, don’t fix it,” but sometimes, especially in science, it’s worth reviewing old methodologies to see they’re keeping up with the rapidly advancing technological...
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12 Mar 2013
Physicists have long searched for universal laws that explain the nature and properties of matter and energy on scales as large as the universe and as small as a proton, but until relatively recently...
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8 Jan 2013
For those at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, a great deal of traveling uphill dictates our journey to the office. This is also true for any fish hoping to make a similar trip from...
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19 Dec 2012
While conducting research for the global stage is one of OIST’s main objectives, giving back to the local Okinawan community is equally important to the university and its researchers. In an effort...
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12 Nov 2012
Having spent a good portion of his post-doc career at the University of Miami (UM) in Florida, USA and loving the warm weather, it wasn’t too difficult to sway up-and-coming immunologist Hiroki...
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19 Sep 2012
Could our waste be part of the answer to humanity’s energy problems? Some researchers think so, thanks to bacteria that chow down on everything from sewage to heavy metals and give off electricity as...
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20 Aug 2012
Sixty years ago, researchers looking at electron microscopy images found dense clusters of inlets budding from the cell membranes—the outer skins—of one type of cell. Dubbed caveolae, or “small caves...
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18 May 2012
Ulf Skoglund (left) and Lars-Göran Öfverstedt...
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26 Apr 2012
(From left) Nicholas Luscombe, Iñigo Martincorena, and Aswin S. N. Seshasayee...
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17 Apr 2012
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13 May 2011
By Micheal E. Cooper Glucose as a source of energy is centrally important to our understanding of life. Human body cells take the glucose from blood to make energy. The glucose content of human...
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