1 Apr 2021 - 00:00
An artistic depiction of a kangaskhan – a two-meter-tall Pokémon endemic to Australia. Image by Katerina Zapfe
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22 Mar 2021 - 09:54
Long strands of DNA that make up the genome are gathered into structures called chromosomes. The ends of the chromosomes, the telomeres, and the middle of the chromosomes, the centromeres, are filled...
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22 Mar 2021 - 09:50
Professor Gene Myers leads the Algorithms for Ecological and Evolutionary Genomics Unit at OIST.
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25 Feb 2021 - 00:00
Children watch the online OIST Science Festival on Saturday 30th January 2021. The moderators of the festival – Micheal Cooper and Yana Maneva – can be seen on the screens.
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22 Feb 2021 - 01:00
Acropora Tenuis is a common coral around Okinawa. It has three distinct color morphs – brown, yellow-green, and purple. Photo credit: Daisuke Kezuka.
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20 Jan 2021 - 00:00
In this experiment, mice were trained to reach through an opening in their chamber and grasp a pellet (represented here as a present). Researchers were interested in whether inhibiting or exciting...
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24 Dec 2020 - 14:06
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24 Dec 2020 - 00:00
Microplastics – tiny pieces of plastic – were found in all six areas sampled around Okinawa. These samples were analyzed at a lab in OIST, which revealed the size and molecular makeup of the plastics...
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24 Dec 2020 - 00:00
Six areas around Okinawa were visited to collect samples for analyzing the marine microplastics – two were to the south of the island, two around the center, and two to the north.
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15 Dec 2020 - 00:00
The small, round circles in this image are synaptic vesicles (SV). SVs store neurotransmitters and release them upon electrical stimulation. They work to ensure that information is transferred...
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7 Dec 2020 - 00:00
Prof. David Armitage
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30 Nov 2020 - 16:53
 Dr. Julien Madéo, co-first author and staff scientist in the OIST Femtosecond Spectroscopy Unit aligns the beam of extreme ultraviolet light.
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