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Termite behavior after disruption of tandem runs
Researchers found that termites in same-sex pairings acted in a similar way to termites in opposite-sex pairings when the termites were separated. Leaders paused while followers searched, regardless of whether the termite was female or male. This video is associated with the press release: Sex role flexibility is key to the evolution of homosexual partnerships in termites
09 November 2022
Cell division of wild type cells vs banp mutant cells
This video shows two different cell divisions—the first is of a wild type cell dividing into two and the second is of banp mutant cell dividing into two. In the first video, the cells divide without issues and in the expected timeframe. In the second video, the cell division does not go smoothly, and it takes longer than expected. The videos appeared in the research paper published in eLife.
09 August 2022
Going against the flow: scientists reveal garden eels’ unique way of feeding
The first lab study on garden eels shows how these shy creatures use their burrows, and change their movement and posture, when feeding in strong currents.
20 July 2022
OIST 10th Anniversary - Ceremony live stream English
OIST’s 10th Anniversary Ceremony took place on May 22, 2022, and featured speeches from OIST President, Dr. Peter Gruss, the Speaker of the House of Representative, Hiroyuki Hosoda, the Minister of State for Okinawa and Northern Territories Affairs, Kosaburo Nishime, the Governor of Okinawa, Denny Tamaki, the Mayor of Onna Village, Yoshimi Nagahama, and the CEO of Suntory Holdings Limited, Takeshi Niinami, and a video message from Japan’s Prime Minister H.E. Fumio Kishida.
14 June 2022