Extrasynaptic Excitations
17 Nov 2014 - 10:06
Extrasynaptic receptors are essential for producing activity in this striatal neuron. Neurons were recorded from brain tissue slices in three different conditions. In graph 1, the researchers...
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Extrasynapse Researchers
17 Nov 2014 - 10:01
Marianela Garcia-Munoz (left) and Violeta Lopez-Huerta (right) work in the Brain Mechanism for Behavior Unit, led by Professor Gordon Arbuthnott (center), where they recently completed a study on...
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C. M. Chandrashekar and Thomas Busch
23 Oct 2014 - 10:37
Dr. C. M. Chandrashekar and Professor Thomas Busch run simulations and carry out analytical studies to understand quantum particles in the Quantum Systems Unit at OIST.
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16 Oct 2014 - 09:00
The first and second authors, Dr. Toshiaki Mochizuki (left) and Dr. Shohei Suzuki (right) standing next to a PC displaying the fluorescent image, which was used to study the zebrafish lens epithelium...
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10 Oct 2014 - 11:42
Masako Nakamura displaying juvenile Crown-of-Thorns at OIST.
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Nereus, the Robotic Deep Sea Diver
3 Oct 2014 - 17:25
An unmanned remote-operated vehicle, called Nereus, waits aboard the ship until its next dive. Engineers at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute in Massachusetts built Nereus to withstand the extreme...
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3 Oct 2014 - 17:24
This spring, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University Biodiversity and Biocomplexity Unit researcher Béatrice Lecroq jumped aboard a ship traveling the Pacific. This was no...
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Star-shaped Foraminifera
3 Oct 2014 - 17:16
Some foraminifera form calcium shells that look like small stars. This is a common shallow water species that appears on some beaches on the islands of Okinawa in Japan. Photo courtesy of...
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Large Foraminiferan
3 Oct 2014 - 17:13
A very large foraminiferan at the top of one of Lecroq’s deep-sea sediment samples. Despite this organism’s size, it only contains one cell. Photo by Béatrice Lecroq.
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Watching Nereus Dive
3 Oct 2014 - 17:05
Researchers watch footage of Nereus, an unmanned robotic vehicle, dive into the Kermadec Trench, one of the deepest ocean trenches in the world. Photo by Sadie Mills.
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Béatrice Lecroq
3 Oct 2014 - 15:37
Béatrice Lecroq examines a large foraminiferan at the top of sediment sample from Nereus. Photo by Kate Stamler.
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2 Oct 2014 - 11:22
Nanoparticles have the potential to revolutionize the medical industry, but they must possess a few critical properties. First, they need to target a specific region, so that they do not scatter...
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