29 Apr 2016
Scientists from the Light-Matter Interactions Unit, led by Professor Síle Nic Chormaic at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST), have developed a new technique to...
Type: News Article
31 Mar 2016
While drinking your favourite cold drink, you probably do not imagine what is going on inside each ice cube.  At the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST), the...
Type: News Article
8 Mar 2016
Microfluidics for Medicine and Biology: the Micro/Bio/Nanofluidics Unit researches ways to manipulate fluids at the cellular scale, with applications in medicine and biology. March 2016 Micro/Bio/...
Type: Video
8 Mar 2016
The Information Processing Biology Unit studies the nematode C. elegans for clues about how animals sense and respond to their environment. March 2016 Information Processing Biology Unit (Professor...
Type: Video
8 Mar 2016
The Neural Computation Unit combines theoretical, biological, and engineering approaches to look at reinforcement learning and adaptive systems. March 2016 Neural Computation Unit (Professor Kenji...
Type: Video
8 Mar 2016
The Ecology and Evolution Unit is interested in mechanisms of evolution at a cellular and genetic level, using a range of animal models.  March 2016 Ecology and Evolution Unit (Professor...
Type: Video
8 Mar 2016
Fluid Mechanics Unit investigators are interested in the interplay of laminar and turbulent flow, in experiment and the real world. March 2016 Fluid Mechanics...
Type: Video
8 Mar 2016
The Biodiversity and Biocomplexity Unit examine how evolutionary pressures drive speciation and species richness using ants as a model. March 2016 Biodiversity and Biocomplexity Unit (Professor...
Type: Video
4 Mar 2016
The lines in the graph represent the relationship between the energy and the momentum lost by the neutron passing through water ice during neutron scattering experiments. The colour measures the...
Type: Photo
4 Mar 2016
OIST scientists found a theoretical explanation of the proton pattern found in neutron scattering or X-rays experiments. The pinch points (indicated in with black circles) reveal that protons are...
Type: Photo
4 Mar 2016
Most common crystal structure of water ice. Oxygen (red sphere) are located in a hexagonal configuration, similar to a honey comb. Each oxygen ion is bound to neighboring protons (white sphere,...
Type: Photo
17 Feb 2016
The new milk frother you are using to prepare your cappuccino is likely using magnetic gears. Magnetic gears transmit rotary motion like mechanical gears but instead of teeth they use magnetic...
Type: News Article
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