The Asian Scientist 100
Miyawaki received the 2021 Japan Academy Prize for enhancing bioimaging technology to better understand cellular signaling mechanisms.
(Photo: RIKEN Center for Brain Science)
- 2021 Japan Academy Prize
Atsushi Miyawaki Awarded 2020 Keio Medical Science Prize
Atsushi Miyawaki was co-awarded the 25th Keio Medical Science Prize for developing bioimaging technology that allows researchers to observe the cell’s most intricate details.
New Chemical Reagent ‘Scale’ Turns Mouse Brains Transparent
Researchers have developed a ground-breaking new aqueous reagent which literally turns biological tissue transparent, producing 3D images at unprecedented depth and detail.
Supercharged Glowing Molecules For Live Bioimaging
Researchers in Japan have engineered a synthetic bioluminescence system allowing them to observe live cells from outside the body.
Glowing Protein In Unagi Can Help Screen For Jaundice In Babies
A glowing protein from Japanese eel muscles can be used to test for jaundice in newborns.
ScaleS: A New Transparency To Alzheimer’s Research
Detailed 3D reconstruction enabled by a solution that makes tissue transparent gives scientists unprecedented insight into the brain.
Engineering Giant Fluorescent Protein Crystals
A unique fluorescent protein extracted from corals can crystallize even inside the dynamic environment of the cell.
Fluorescent Protein From Unagi Eel To Revolutionize Liver Clinical Test
Researchers found a fluorescent protein in Japanese freshwater eel that could to used in a clinical test for liver function.
Researchers Visualize Retinoic Acid Gradient In Live Embryo
Researchers in Japan have developed a new technique that enabled them to visualize the distribution of retinoic acid in a live zebrafish embryo, in real-time.