4 Feb 2021 - 13:54
Professor Maruyama closely examines a petri dish containing C. elegans.
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4 Feb 2021 - 13:48
Professor Maruyama shows me C. elegans worms, which are stored in little petri dishes.
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4 Feb 2021 - 13:34
Professor Maruyama (center left) and Professor Sydney Brenner (center right) in Cambridge.
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4 Feb 2021 - 13:29
C. elegans are tiny worms that may provide clues to preventing age-associated diseases.
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2 Feb 2021 - 00:00
New research from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) has found a surprising randomness for how fluids choose their path around obstacles that depends on their...
Type: Press release
26 Jan 2021 - 16:21
Marine looks out over the ocean.
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20 Jan 2021 - 09:00
Researchers looked at neurons within the basal ganglia, a part of the brain that, when damaged, can severely impact a person’s motor ability, making seemingly simple reaching-and-grasping tasks...
Type: Press release
20 Jan 2021 - 00:00
In this experiment, mice were trained to reach through an opening in their chamber and grasp a pellet (represented here as a present). Researchers were interested in whether inhibiting or exciting...
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20 Jan 2021 - 00:00
Inhibiting or exciting D1 or D2 neurons had different impacts on the mouse. The first clip shows a mouse with both D1 and D2 neurons working as normal successfully retrieving the reward. The second...
Type: Video
24 Dec 2020 - 00:00
Six areas around Okinawa were visited to collect samples for analyzing the marine microplastics – two were to the south of the island, two around the center, and two to the north.
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24 Dec 2020 - 00:00
Research conducted in the Light-Matter Interactions for Quantum Technologies Unit at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology...
Type: Press release
24 Dec 2020 - 00:00
Across the six areas, plastic made up an average of 17% of all particles found in the samples. The area with the highest ratio of plastic was just off Nakagusuku in the south, where plastic made up...
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