10 Sep 2012
Graduate assistants Catherine Chin and Alison Cross adjusting a laser in the Femtosecond Spectroscopy Unit.
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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
The remarkable ceramics are a reflection by the renowned Okinawan artist Shinman Yamada on the ‘ripple’ that imbued matter with life.  This is a subject that has always been central to both...
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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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18 May 2012
Every drop of pond water is teeming with life. Bdelloid rotifers, which are multicellular microscopic invertebrates, are found throughout the world in temporary water bodies. These creatures are...
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18 May 2012
Two leaf cutter ants on Attamyces fungus. The smaller ant has a ball of food between its mandibles. Photo by Prof. Alexander Mikeyhev
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18 May 2012
Corals are marine organisms that reproduce by spawning. Tiny pink balls seen in this picture are coral gametes (unfertilized eggs and sperm called bundles) released into the ocean. Around the Okinawa...
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18 May 2012
G0 Cell Unit researchers found that the actual glucose requirements of fission yeast cells and human cells were surprisingly similar, and they discovered that the life span of fission yeast could be...
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18 May 2012
Brain Mechanism for Behavior Unit researchers are interested in the basic units of which our brains are composed - so called nerve cells or neurons. Since these cells have a diameter of only about 10...
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