25 May 2016
The detection of carbon monoxide (CO) in the air is a vital issue, as CO is a poisonous gas and an environmental pollutant. CO typically derives from the incomplete combustion of carbon-based fuels,...
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20 May 2016
The exhibition Ishigaki Blue, by Master Haruhiko Kaneko, opened on May 18th on the campus of the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate...
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20 May 2016
Electricity plays a key role in cell studies, but practical issues linked with the shape of the laboratory cultureware have troubled this research. Laboratory cultureware are the plastic containers...
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18 May 2016
There is an important difference between knowing something, and being able to prove something. Even in science, there are ideas that everyone shares, but no one can prove. The link between disorder...
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17 May 2016
Rubber plantations are a rapidly spreading agroecosystem in Southeast Asia and they are likely to have profound impacts on biodiversity due to the disruption of the natural landscape. Therefore,...
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13 May 2016
Dr. Jerome Friedman, professor Emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the 1990 Nobel Laureate in Physics, and member of the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate...
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12 May 2016
OIST welcomes new Professor Akihiro Kusumi, who heads the Membrane Cooperativity Unit. Kusumi has joined OIST as an adjunct professor while retaining his...
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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...
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27 Apr 2016
Powerful twin earthquakes and aftershocks have recently hit in Kumamoto and Oita Prefectures in Kyushu, killing approximately 50 people and injuring almost 1,000. Dr. Minoru Hara and Akiyo Nomachi...
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20 Apr 2016
OIST welcomes new Assistant Professor Hiroshi Watanabe, who leads the new Evolutionary Neurobiology unit, which works to understand how neurons and the...
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19 Apr 2016
In many plumbing and pipework systems in general, there are junctions and connections to move liquids such as water in different directions, but have you ever thought about what happens to the water...
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15 Apr 2016
3D printing today is linked with innovation. Every day more products are created through 3D printing, from tiny teeth to massive jet engines. Now, at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology...
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