10 Jan 2017
In the past decade, two-dimensional, 2D, materials have captured the fascination of a steadily increasing number of scientists. These materials, whose defining feature is having a thickness of only...
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4 Jan 2017
The amount of energy generated by renewables fluctuates depending on the natural variability of resources at any given time. The sun isn’t always shining, nor is the wind always blowing, so...
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29 Dec 2016
The procedures following the diving incident on 14 November are ongoing, and here is an update on the current situation. Mr. Suzuki’s parents and two brothers were in Okinawa over the weekend of...
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26 Dec 2016
While solar cell technology is currently being used by many industrial and government entities, it remains prohibitively expensive to many individuals who would like to utilize it. There is a need...
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22 Dec 2016
Microfluidic platforms have revolutionized medical diagnostics in recent years. Instead of sending blood or urine samples off to a laboratory for analysis, doctors can test a single drop of a patient...
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15 Dec 2016
The Board of Governors of the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology has selected Dr. Peter Gruss as the next CEO of the OIST School Corporation and President of the Graduate University. Dr....
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9 Dec 2016
Like humans learning to speak, juvenile birds learn to sing by mimicking vocalizations of adults of the same species during development. Juvenile birds preferentially learn the song of their own...
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6 Dec 2016
On Monday 14th November, the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) was honored to welcome His Imperial Highness Prince Akishino for the opening ceremony of the Joint...
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5 Dec 2016
This is an update giving the current situation concerning the diving incident that took place on November 14. The search for the missing diver, Shohei Suzuki is continuing with companies specialized...
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2 Dec 2016
November 19th 2011 was a very special day for the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST). Over 400 dignitaries from Okinawa, mainland Japan and overseas gathered in...
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30 Nov 2016
On Sunday, November 27th, guests from all parts of Okinawa flocked to OIST to attend the Open Campus Science Festival. This event was OIST’s biggest Open Campus to date, with over 5,200 people...
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24 Nov 2016
Scientists at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have been awarded a grant from the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) to turn their energy-producing...
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