5 Jun 2012 - 14:25
Despite recent decades’ dramatic advances in the tools used to study how living things work—increasingly powerful imaging methods, whole-genome sequencing, and access to vast amounts of...
Type: News Article
5 Jun 2012 - 14:09
An image of a salmonella bacterium showing its flagella, taken with an electron microscope with the help of OIST’s Toshio Sasaki
21 May 2012 - 17:24
18 May 2012 - 17:32
Type: News Article
18 May 2012 - 14:28
Dr. Shintake demonstrates how moving an electron in a circular manner creates synchrotron radiation which is electromagnetic radiation emitted when electrons are forced to move radially.
18 May 2012 - 13:43
Hermina Nedelescu (Special Student Antwerp University working in the Computational Neuroscience Unit in May 2012) combines genetics, microscopy and computational anatomy to unravel the dense neuronal...
18 May 2012 - 13:40
These cells grown from embryonic mouse cortex have beautiful green stained dendrites but the red stain would show the presence of spines as lines of dots along the dendrites. In this control...
18 May 2012 - 13:38
Brain Mechanisms for Behaviour Unit researchers grew these cells at first in separate compartments. The green cells came from embryonic mouse cortex while the red stains all neuronal dendrites....
18 May 2012 - 13:33
Still a work in progress, this simulation shows changes in water surface temperature around Okinawa. This simulation attempts to assess coral larval dispersal and coral connectivity in Okinawa and...
18 May 2012 - 13:31
Every drop of pond water is teeming with life. Bdelloid rotifers, which are multicellular microscopic invertebrates, are found throughout the world in temporary water bodies. These creatures are...
18 May 2012 - 13:28
Two leaf cutter ants on Attamyces fungus. The smaller ant has a ball of food between its mandibles. Photo by Prof. Alexander Mikeyhev
18 May 2012 - 13:19
Brain Mechanism for Behavior Unit researchers are interested in the basic units of which our brains are composed - so called nerve cells or neurons. Since these cells have a diameter of only about 10...