21 Nov 2019
This image of a perovskite surface shows the shifting of ions across the surface, and the vacancies causing these movements.
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21 Nov 2019
OIST’s Energy Materials and Surface Science Unit studies perovskite solar cells, which are formed by layering perovskite compounds on top of...
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20 Nov 2019
Synapses – specialized structures in neurons – allow these nerve cells to communicate with one another. In the synapse, one neuron emits chemical messengers called neurotransmitters, and an apposed...
Type: Press release
20 Nov 2019
Okinawan cuisine is known for its many delicacies – from squid ink soup to rafute pork belly. But one of the most famous delicacies served in restaurants across Okinawa is a type of seaweed, which is...
Type: Press release
19 Nov 2019
Comparison of sites in sea grapes and land plants where genes involved in photosynthesis are active (shown in green) and where genes related to DNA replication are active (shown in orange or by...
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19 Nov 2019
The bubbly fronds and the stem-like stolons are the two main structures found in umi-budo. Both these structures are formed by just one gigantic cell.
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19 Nov 2019
The single-molecule fluorescence microscope station that Kusumi and his team developed to study AMPA receptor turnover in cultured cells.
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18 Nov 2019
In the membrane outside the synapse, the AMPA receptor subunit concentrations are low; subunits mainly exist as individuals or form pairs. Within the synapse, the AMPA receptor subunit concentrations...
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13 Nov 2019
The molecular phylogeny of Larsonella pumilus and 19 related species from the Ryukyu Archipelago shows a close genetic relationship between the genera Larsonella and Priolepis. Priolepis cincta was...
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13 Nov 2019
Researchers found Larsonella pumilus off the coast of Okinawa during a survey of deep-sea fauna. It is a small yellow goby (25 mm in total length). Credit: Modified from figure 1A in Zootaxa 4695(4...
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12 Nov 2019
OIST scientists have created a new way to experience research with the augmented reality app, Insects3D....
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12 Nov 2019
An ant the size of a lion isn’t as far-fetched as you would think. From as small as a sesame seed to the size of a big cat, ants come in all sizes —in augmented reality, at least. Augmented reality...
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