25 May 2021 - 04:00
Highlights Clownfish species develop their characteristic white stripes, or bars, during the process of metamorphosis Researchers have now discovered that the white bars form at different speeds...
Type: Press release
21 May 2021 - 10:58
Clownfish larvae treated with thyroid hormones formed a higher number of bands at an earlier stage of development, compared to control larvae that weren’t treated with thyroid hormones. The image...
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21 May 2021 - 10:52
The clownfish, Amphiprion ocellaris, is one of the rare few species of coral reef fish that can be raised in a lab. Prof. Laudet uses the species to study the hormones involved in life history...
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21 May 2021 - 10:46
During metamorphosis, the clownfish, Amphiprion percula, turns a vibrant orange and develops three white bars in succession, from head to tail. The rate at which the bars form depends on the sea...
Type: Photo
21 May 2021 - 10:36
The clownfish species, Amphiprion percula, relies on either the long-tentacled sea anemone, Heteractis magnifica (left) or the short-tentacled Stichodactyla gigantea (right) as its host. The sea...
Type: Photo
21 May 2021 - 10:26
Amphiprion percula, a species of clownfish photographed in Kimbe Bay, Papua New Guinea. This species of clownfish was surveyed as part of a...
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13 May 2021 - 00:00
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Type: News Article
11 May 2021 - 00:00
On April 6th and April 7th, the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) hosted the first OIST-RIKEN Joint Symposium, which was focused on the ecological research being...
Type: News Article
11 May 2021 - 00:00
RIKEN Executive Director, Dr. Hidetoshi Kotera attended the joint symposium.
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7 May 2021 - 14:49
Four steps are repeated in a cycle to remove nitrogen from the air. The blue and red arrows show the changes in the flow of pressurized air through the device in each step. This process is used in...
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7 May 2021 - 14:46
Zeolite 5A acts as a molecular sieve, allowing molecules of oxygen to pass through the pores, while nitrogen molecules stick to the structure. Zeolite 5A and a similar molecule, Zeolite 13X were used...
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7 May 2021 - 14:37
Professor Mahesh Bandi of the Nonlinear and Non-equilibrium Physics Unit has built two devices that can produce concentrated oxygen. A large device is shown on the left, while a smaller, portable...
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