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10 Feb 2017
New Mechanobiology Technique to Stop Cancer Cell Migration
OIST researchers have synthesized a molecule that targets the membranes of cervical cancer cells to block their migration
about New Mechanobiology Technique to Stop Cancer Cell Migration
9 Dec 2016
The Song of Silence
Neurons in zebra finch brains operate as a barcode reader to detect songs of the same species during learning
about The Song of Silence
11 Oct 2016
Lights, Action, Electrons!
For the first time, scientists visualized electron movement inside a solar cell.
about Lights, Action, Electrons!
30 Sep 2016
Coral Study Reveals Secrets of Evolution
Brachyury gene shown to be a key player in mesoderm evolution
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20 Sep 2016
Finding Your Way Around in an Uncertain World
The Brain Utilizes Dynamic Bayesian Inference
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9 Aug 2016
Okinawa Mozuku – The Treasure Under the Sea
Scientists have decoded the genome of Okinawa mozuku, a seaweed with healthy properties that plays a key economic and ecological role.
about Okinawa Mozuku – The Treasure Under the Sea
22 Jun 2016
The Sound of Music: How the Songbird Learns its Melody
In zebra finches, the neurons associated with the memory of the father bird’s song have been pinpointed.
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5 May 2016
Turning the Volume of Gene Expression Up and Down
Scientists at OIST and the Janelia Research Campus have shown that gene expression in a fruit fly embryo can be accurately and predictably tuned.
about Turning the Volume of Gene Expression Up and Down
29 Mar 2016
Scientific Secrets for Successful Aging?
Age-related differences in human blood metabolites identified.
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26 Feb 2016
OIST and Misawa Homes Institute of R&D Partner to Create Sustainable Living
OIST and Misawa Homes team up to build an experimental eco-friendly home with the hope of bringing sustainable homes and communities around the world.
about OIST and Misawa Homes Institute of R&D Partner to Create Sustainable Living