28 Aug 2018
Our brain cells control every aspect of our lives – from the movements we make to the memories we form. But capturing the activity of neurons in the form of electric impulses isn’t easy. Information...
Type: News Article
28 Aug 2018
Dr. Christopher Roome (left) and Prof. Bernd Kuhn (right) from the Optical Neuroimaging Unit at OIST.
Type: Photo
28 Aug 2018
Spatially and temporally resolved map of a Purkinje neuron dendrite. Every red hotspot indicates an input to the dendrite. The red lines indicate activation of the full dendritic tree.
Type: Photo
28 Aug 2018
A single Purkinje neuron was filled with ANNINE dye through a pipette at the cell body (top). A typical neuron has a cell body with many tree-shaped processes called dendrites, and a long cable-like...
Type: Photo
27 Aug 2018
At OIST, scientists are looking at the tiniest creatures to unlock the secrets of biology. In part one of this three-part series, we follow one scientist to uncover the hidden world of plankton.
Type: Video
27 Aug 2018
At OIST, scientists are looking at the tiniest creatures to unlock the secrets of biology. In part two of this three-part series, we meet the Oiks, tiny creatures that have a deep link to all the...
Type: Video
27 Aug 2018
At OIST, scientists are looking at the tiniest creatures to unlock the secrets of biology. In part three, we see how the Oiks could open the way to big new science.
Type: Video
24 Aug 2018
Red microbeads indicate the flow of food particles into the digestive tract of the tunicate Ciona intestinalis Type A.
Type: Video
24 Aug 2018
This diagram shows the different gut structures of animal groups, from the all-chitin gut barriers of arthropods, to the mucous based immunity of mammals. Transitional forms can be seen in “lower”...
Type: Photo
24 Aug 2018
This diagram shows the different gut structures of animal groups, from the all-chitin gut barriers of arthropods, to the mucous based immunity of mammals. Transitional forms can be seen in “lower”...
Type: Photo
24 Aug 2018
A new Nature Communications paper has journeyed to the inside of our insides, as a team from the Okinawa Institute of...
Type: Press release
15 Aug 2018
Scientists from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST), have identified 85 genes essential for fission yeast cells at rest, under nutritionally limited...
Type: Press release
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