7 Oct 2019
BioAlchemy's devices use microbial fuel cell (MFC) technology to remove impurities from wastewater.
Type: Photo
1 Oct 2019
Honey bee colony collapse has devastating consequences for the environment, the global economy, and food security worldwide. The culprits behind some of the destruction – parasitic Varroa mites – are...
Type: News Article
1 Oct 2019
A micro-CT scan that researchers in OIST’s Ecology and Evolution Unit use to study the varroa mites that threaten honey bee colonies.
Type: Photo
1 Oct 2019
The flagellum is often cited as an example of natural design ingenuity — it is a powerful nanomachine that allows bacteria to swim effortlessly in search of food. Yet despite being a popular object...
Type: Press release
1 Oct 2019
This 3D reconstruction of the bacterial flagellar hook was created using cryogenic electron microscopy coupled with high performance computing. Credit: Dr. Hideyuki Matsunami
Type: Video
25 Sep 2019
The Imaging Section (IMG) is responsible for maintaining and managing imaging instruments and facility and providing research support at the...
Type: News Article
25 Sep 2019
The OIST Imaging Section offers Japanese university students to be trained in cryo-electron microscopy. From left to right: trainee Akari Ishitsuka, instructor Malgorzata Hall, head of Imaging...
Type: Photo
25 Sep 2019
From left to right: Toshio Sasaki, Toshiaki Mochizuki, Koji Koizumi, Malgorzata Hall, Ryo Kanno, Mizuki Tokashiki, Bruno Humbel, Gesa Freimann, Paolo Barzaghi, Michelle Genoveso, Akari Ishitsuka,...
Type: Photo
25 Sep 2019
Titan Krios, the flagship of the cryo-electron microscopes at OIST.
Type: Photo
25 Sep 2019
The hook acts as a dynamic joint, transmitting torque from inside the cell to rotate the outer tail, allowing bacteria to move. Credit: Dr. Satoshi Shibata
Type: Photo
18 Sep 2019
Solar power offers a promising, renewable alternative to fossil fuels. But solar power production is complicated and influenced by ever-changing factors like cloud coverage, the time of day, and even...
Type: News Article
18 Sep 2019
Professor Mahesh Bandi, of OIST’s Nonlinear and Non-equilibrium Physics Unit, poses in front of bookcases in his office. 
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