28 Sep 2022 - 15:40
Cell division is fundamental for life, allowing organisms to grow, repair tissues, and reproduce. For a cell to divide, all the DNA inside the cell (the genome) must first be copied, in a process...
Type: Press release
22 Mar 2022 - 09:00
Highlights It’s well understood that the presence of barriers can impact the underlying genetic diversity of a population, but these dynamics have not been thoroughly studied in small systems,...
Type: Press release
1 Sep 2021 - 10:12
Professor Simone Pigolotti showcases his newly published textbook, “Stochastic Thermodynamics: An Introduction.”
Type: Photo
1 Sep 2021 - 10:10
Undetectable to the naked eye, a microscopic world is bursting with energy.  Molecular motors chug along filament tracks to transport cargo around cells; molecules randomly bind and unbind with...
Type: News Article
6 Aug 2020 - 15:00
Inside every cell lies a genome – a full set of DNA that contains the instructions for building an organism. Across the biological world, genomes show a staggering diversity in size. For example, the...
Type: Press release
16 Jul 2020 - 00:00
Ocean plankton are the drifters of the marine world. They’re algae, animals, bacteria, or protists that are at the mercy of the tide and currents. Many are microscopic and hidden from view, barely...
Type: Press release
22 Apr 2020 - 14:40
A team from OIST, led by Professor Simone Pigolotti and postdoctoral researchers, Dr. Deepak Bhat, Dr. Davide Chiuchiù and Dr. Paula Villa Martín​ from the...
Type: News Article
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