18 May 2012 - 13:38
Brain Mechanisms for Behaviour Unit researchers grew these cells at first in separate compartments. The green cells came from embryonic mouse cortex while the red stains all neuronal dendrites....
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18 May 2012 - 13:19
Brain Mechanism for Behavior Unit researchers are interested in the basic units of which our brains are composed - so called nerve cells or neurons. Since these cells have a diameter of only about 10...
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17 Feb 2012 - 13:11
There are more than 200 researchers at OIST coming from approximately 30 countries.  The OIST “scientific passport” podcasts highlight the interesting backgrounds and fascinating research that...
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13 Oct 2011 - 07:18
(From left) Dr. Marianela Garcia Munoz, Principal Investigator Dr. Gordon Arbuthnott, Dr. Takuya Hikima, and Ms. Hiroko Chinone.
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13 Mar 2011 - 00:00
In the brain, cells called neurons use ions (electrical charges) and chemicals called neurotransmitters to communicate with one another. Other cells called glia support the neurons in many ways. In...
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10 Jun 2010 - 04:51
Dr. Takuya Hikima of the Brain Mechanism for Behaviour Unit received a JPS Award for Outstanding Papers for his paper published in Journal of Physiological Sciences. Dr. Hikima,...
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