22 Mar 2021 - 12:00
To a biologist who lived a few centuries ago, the biological world may have seemed confusingly diverse. Other than the fact of being alive, what did bacteria or a bonsai tree have in common with a...
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22 Mar 2021 - 09:53
Paired-end shotgun sequencing works by first creating multiple copies of the human genome. Then, each copy of the genome is “shotgunned” into smaller fragments, with the breakages occurring at random...
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17 Mar 2021 - 09:58
Professor Ryota Kabe is the Principal Investigator of the Organic Optoelectronics Unit.
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13 Jul 2020 - 15:02
Prof. Mary Collins
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21 May 2020 - 00:00
What is the mind? For thousands of years, philosophers, religious figures and scientists have tried to answer this question, but so far, the nature of the mind has eluded understanding. In the field...
Type: News Article
18 May 2020 - 13:51
Prof. Froese demonstrates the perceptual crossing paradigm – a virtual reality game where participants rely on vibrations to interact with static and moving objects, as well as another player’s...
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18 May 2020 - 13:43
On the left, Prof. Froese showcases the robotic arm, that can track and replay arm movements. On the right, the handheld sensory substitution device, which allows participants to “see” obstacles...
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18 May 2020 - 13:37
Professor Tom Froese, who leads the Embodied Cognitive Science Unit at OIST.
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8 May 2020 - 11:22
From left to right: Sara Emad El-Agamy Abdelaal (PhD student), Dr. Laurent Guillaud (Group Leader) and Professor Marco Terenzio (Principal Investigator) are working on identifying important cargo for...
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8 May 2020 - 11:20
Dynein is composed of two heavy chains (blue), two intermediate chains (yellow), four light intermediate chains (green) and several light chains, including DYNLRB1 (orange).
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8 May 2020 - 11:11
Professor Marco Terenzio illustrates how substances are transported along axons, between the cell body and the periphery of neurons.
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8 May 2020 - 09:44
Neurons, the electrical wiring in our bodies that allows us to move, think and sense our surroundings, are specially adapted for rapid communication, highlighted by their unusual, elongated shape....
Type: News Article
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