21 Aug 2020
Visual information detected in the eye, is passed to the visual thalamus – a complex sub-cortical structure that regulates information transmission from the sensory organs to sensory areas of the...
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21 Aug 2020
The cell bodies of the neurons of layer 6 are shown at the bottom of this image. Neurons have dendrites, which pass through other layers of the cortex and collect information from these layers. The...
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21 Aug 2020
Researchers, Dr. Sigita Augustinaite and Professor Bernd Kuhn, completed the study where they examined the neurons in layer 6 of the cortex.
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11 Aug 2020
Our memories are central to our identity. In many ways, they are the recording of our life. The ability to remember events, conversations, people, and facts forms a key part in how we respond to the...
Type: News Article
11 Aug 2020
Professor Kazumasa Tanaka
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11 Aug 2020
Professor Kazumasa Tanaka examines a sample through a microscope in his new lab at OIST.
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11 Aug 2020
Professor Kazumasa Tanaka discusses research with his lab members.
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6 Aug 2020
Inside every cell lies a genome – a full set of DNA that contains the instructions for building an organism. Across the biological world, genomes show a staggering diversity in size. For example, the...
Type: Press release
3 Aug 2020
From left to right: Simone Pigolotti (OIST Biological Complexity Unit), Gaku Tokuda (University of the Ryukyus), Yukihiro Kinjo (OIST Evolutionary Genomics Unit) and Tom Bourguignon (OIST...
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3 Aug 2020
A microscope image showing Blattabacterium, a species of bacteria that lives inside the cells of cockroaches and termites.
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29 Jul 2020
For millions of years, remote islands have been hotbeds of biodiversity, where unique species have flourished. Scientists have proposed different theories to explain how animals and plants colonize...
Type: News Article
27 Jul 2020
Nanoparticles are tiny. At just 1/1000th of a millimeter, they’re impossible to see with the naked eye. But, despite being small, they’re extremely important in many ways. If scientists want to take...
Type: News Article
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