4 Apr 2022 - 14:30
Highlights While octopus and cuttlefish are famous for their use of camouflage to match the color of the substrate, a third type of cephalopod—the squid—has never been reported displaying this...
Type: Press release
4 Apr 2022 - 14:30
Footage captured at OIST’s Marine Science Station shows that squid have an amazing ability to color-match the substrate in order to avoid predation. Credit: Ryuta Nakajima/ OIST. This video appeared...
Type: Video
31 Mar 2022 - 18:00
Highlights New research has revealed how a building block protein, called D13, assembles to form the protein scaffold of the Vaccinia poxvirus Researchers used cryo-electron microscopy to capture...
Type: Press release
31 Mar 2022 - 18:00
The researchers constructed a high-resolution movie showing how two D13 trimer proteins interact. The small helix structure (purple) must move position for the two proteins to interact. This movie...
Type: Video
31 Mar 2022 - 16:43
The D13 building blocks assembled into a honeycomb lattice, which then expanded to form cylindrical and spherical structures. This image appeared in the press release, "...
Type: Photo
24 Mar 2022 - 14:19
PhD student and first author, Santanu Mondal, analyzes his samples to check that only one mirror-image form of the product is present. This image was published in the press release, "...
Type: Photo
24 Mar 2022 - 14:13
Mirror-image forms of a molecule look similar but have different properties. For example, one form of limonene has a lemon flavor, while the mirror-image form has an orange flavor. This image was...
Type: Photo
24 Mar 2022 - 14:08
PhD student and first author, Santanu Mondal, sketches out a reaction of pyruvate, using a model of his newly designed organic catalyst system as a reference. The image was published with the press...
Type: Photo
24 Mar 2022 - 13:51
Highlights Scientists have developed an organic catalyst system that improves the process of making organic molecules from pyruvate The molecules that can be built from pyruvate include glycolic...
Type: Press release
22 Mar 2022 - 16:37
The three co-authors of the study in the facility that houses the zebrafish. From left to right: Yutaka Kojima, Mai Ahmed, Ichiro Masai. The image was published in the press release, "...
Type: Photo
22 Mar 2022 - 16:33
Strip1 is essential for the survival of retinal ganglion cells, which are required to form the correct retinal pattern. In the absence of Strip1, retinal ganglion cells die, and other neurons take...
Type: Photo
22 Mar 2022 - 16:26
The eye works by focusing light on the back of the eye, which contains light-sensitive cells called photoreceptors. This activates electric signals, which are transmitted through the layers of...
Type: Photo
Subscribe to Research