1 Feb 2016
The end of Moore’s Law — the prediction that transistor density would double every two years — was one of the hottest topics in electronics-related discussions in 2015. Silicon-based technologies...
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8 Jan 2016
Organic-inorganic perovskite materials are key components of the new generation of solar cells. Understanding properties of these materials is important for improving lifetime and quality of solar...
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25 Dec 2015
Diabetes is one of the leading causes of death. Patients with type 1 diabetes have their insulin secreting cells destroyed by the immune system and require daily insulin injections. Pancreatic islet...
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18 Dec 2015
The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) welcomes Prof. Mary Collins as Dean of Research. Prof. Collins will take up her post in Okinawa in January, reaching full...
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14 Dec 2015
On 12 December, 14 teams from 10 Okinawan High Schools came to OIST to decide which team would be the 2015 SCORE! champion. 4th Annual...
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8 Dec 2015
Researchers in the Light-Matter Interactions Unit led by Professor Síle Nic Chormaic at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have developed an on-off switch with...
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4 Dec 2015
Recent research has shown that the cells in our bodies teeter on the brink of death. They possess intricate molecular mechanisms that promote either suicide or survival. The concept is known as...
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27 Nov 2015
Okinawa’s ant expert Mr. Hidetsune Takamine, who has been collecting ants in Okinawa for 40 years, donated his ant collection to OIST at a handover ceremony on November 26, 2015. Dr. Masashi...
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26 Nov 2015
Yin and Yang, Venus and Mars, the Moon and the Sun, however you want to describe it, becoming a female or a male can make a big difference in your life, and not just for human beings. Dr. Misato O....
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11 Nov 2015
Today one of the major goals of physicists is to unify the forces of nature into a Grand Unified Theory that could portray a more elegant and comprehensive representation of the Universe. One...
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10 Nov 2015
More than 5000 people, 350 volunteers, 36 science activities, 18 food stalls and 5 buildings adds up to OIST Open Campus. On Sunday 8th November, people from every corner of Okinawa came to enjoy a...
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2 Nov 2015
Helium usually reminds people of colorful gas balloons. However, helium is much more than the filling for these children’s treats.  It also helps quantum physicists to study the most exotic and...
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