25 Jun 2012
A himehabu, a frog-eating species with venom that is much less toxic to humans than that of the larger Okinawa habu. Photo by Steven Aird
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6 Jun 2012
Matthias Wolf was supposed to be a pharmacist. He studied pharmacology as an undergraduate, even though he was “more interested in the essential properties of life,” he says. But then he changed tack...
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6 Jun 2012
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5 Jun 2012
Despite recent decades’ dramatic advances in the tools used to study how living things work—increasingly powerful imaging methods, whole-genome sequencing, and access to vast amounts of...
Type: News Article
5 Jun 2012
An image of a salmonella bacterium showing its flagella, taken with an electron microscope with the help of OIST’s Toshio Sasaki
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18 May 2012
Ulf Skoglund (left) and Lars-Göran Öfverstedt...
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18 May 2012
Dr. Shintake demonstrates how moving an electron in a circular manner creates synchrotron radiation which is electromagnetic radiation emitted when electrons are forced to move radially.
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18 May 2012
Hermina Nedelescu (Special Student Antwerp University working in the Computational Neuroscience Unit in May 2012) combines genetics, microscopy and computational anatomy to unravel the dense neuronal...
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18 May 2012
These cells grown from embryonic mouse cortex have beautiful green stained dendrites but the red stain would show the presence of spines as lines of dots along the dendrites.  In this control...
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18 May 2012
Brain Mechanisms for Behaviour Unit researchers grew these cells at first in separate compartments. The green cells came from embryonic mouse cortex while the red stains all neuronal dendrites....
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18 May 2012
Still a work in progress, this simulation shows changes in water surface temperature around Okinawa. This simulation attempts to assess coral larval dispersal and coral connectivity in Okinawa and...
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