12 Apr 2013 - 17:22
“I had no clue what foraminifera were,” says OIST researcher Dr. Beatrice Lecroq.  To find out, this curious Swiss French biologist journeyed to the strange, deeper parts of the ocean, intrigued...
Type: News Article
12 Apr 2013 - 13:43
The old saying is “if it’s not broken, don’t fix it,” but sometimes, especially in science, it’s worth reviewing old methodologies to see they’re keeping up with the rapidly advancing technological...
Type: News Article
Fluorescing Neurons
12 Apr 2013 - 13:30
This image combines the warm dissection method demonstrated by Shiwei Huang and Marylka Yoe Uusisaari in a paper in Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience and commonly used opto-genetic...
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Warm or Cold?
12 Apr 2013 - 13:26
Brain slices of older tissues prepared with ice-cold (blue) and warm (red) preparation methods, as demonstrated by Shiwei Huang and Marylka Yoe Uusisaari in a paper in Frontiers in...
Type: Photo
12 Apr 2013 - 12:24
A collage of the magnified Pheidole ant heads reveal the astonishing differences in their head shapes and depressions. Photos courtesy of Adam Lazarus
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12 Apr 2013 - 12:19
Dr. Lecroq now spends her time in front of the computer, staring at magnified ant heads.
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29 Mar 2013 - 11:25
Daisuke Hasegawa and Koichi Toda work together to attach the waterproof solar cell that powers the cell phone.
Type: Photo
30 Jan 2013 - 12:15
Chuya Shinzato holds a similar size piece of the staghorn coral he gave to the Churaumi Plaza.  
Type: Photo
22 Jan 2013 - 17:38
While some languages are more difficult to translate than others, the hardest by far is mathematics. And if there's a dialect of math that boggles more minds than any other, it’s the complex...
Type: News Article
The Quantum Systems Unit
22 Jan 2013 - 17:15
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Quantum Coherence in a Bose-Einstein Condensate
22 Jan 2013 - 17:01
Many-particle quantum coherence is a phenomenon where two or more particles take on the form of a wave and combine to act as one large wave. A Bose–Einstein condensate (BEC) consists of a gas cooled...
Type: Photo
The Superposition of an Atom
22 Jan 2013 - 16:50
Under quantum conditions a single atom can be in two places at once, i.e. in superposition with itself. These images show the superposition of an atom from two different perspectives. The red smears...
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