Serotonin experiment illustration
30 Jul 2012
Researchers implanted a microdialysis probe into a part of the brain called the dorsal raphe nucleus (DRN), then tested rats’ performance on a waiting test before and after a serotonin-suppressing...
Type: Photo
26 Jul 2012
With much of the equipment moved in and research units steadily populating its labs, cubicles, and offices, Lab 2, which opened late last month, is swiftly coming to life. For some newer units that...
Type: News Article
26 Jul 2012
A vendor adds seals to the Quantum Dynamics Unit's new cryogen-free dilution refrigerator.
Type: Photo
Clean room
26 Jul 2012
Two researchers at work in the clean room
Type: Photo
Nanoparticle deposition system setup
26 Jul 2012
The Nanoparticles by Design Unit's nanoparticle deposition system
Type: Photo
25 Jul 2012
A time lapse video of the setup of a new ultra high vacuum nanoparticle deposition system, which will enable researchers under the supervision of Prof. Mukhles Sowwan to make their own custom...
Type: Video
24 Jul 2012
Whether a human, an armadillo, or a sea slug, each of us begins life in much the same way: as a microscopic, formless blob of stem cells. As we grow, an intricate choreography of genetic controls...
Type: News Article
Ciona development
24 Jul 2012
Different stages in Ciona development
Type: Photo
20 Jul 2012
We all know someone whose curiosity about how things work has led them to dismantle their computer, phone, or TV. But there is probably only one person in the world who has dissected 10,000 fruit fly...
Type: News Article
Female and male Drosophila melanogaster
19 Jul 2012
Female (left) and male (right) Drosophila melanogaster. Image credit: EMBL.
Type: Photo
18 Jul 2012
One of the cornerstones of scientific research at OIST is the removal of boundaries between departments and fields: researchers are constantly intermingling, sharing their knowledge and tools with...
Type: News Article
Sanshin guitar belonging to the Yomitan Museum
18 Jul 2012
OIST's McDavis is using DNA sequencing to identify the skin on sanshin guitars. (Photo credit: Anya McDavis)
Type: Photo
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