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29 Apr 2016
New Fabrication and Thermo-Optical Tuning of Whispering Gallery Microlasers
OIST scientists have developed a new, simple and quick way to make any number microlasers on a single structure.
about New Fabrication and Thermo-Optical Tuning of Whispering Gallery Microlasers
27 Apr 2016
OIST Contributes to Kumamoto Earthquake Relief Efforts
Two staff from the OIST clinic went into the earthquake-hit region of Kumamoto Prefecture to provide medical support for evacuees.
about OIST Contributes to Kumamoto Earthquake Relief Efforts
20 Apr 2016
OIST Welcomes Professor Hiroshi Watanabe
New Evolutionary Neurobiology Unit lead by Prof. Watanabe.
about OIST Welcomes Professor Hiroshi Watanabe
19 Apr 2016
Liquid Spiral Vortex Discovered
Unexpected spiral vortex phenomenon found when liquid is pushed through cross-shaped pathways.
about Liquid Spiral Vortex Discovered
15 Apr 2016
The Glass Revolution
Dream tools come true thanks to digital 3D printing of glass components.
about The Glass Revolution
12 Apr 2016
How the Ant Queen Gets Her Crown: Uncovering the Evolution of Queen-Worker Differences
Networks of co-expressed genes are found to be different between queen and worker ants.
about How the Ant Queen Gets Her Crown: Uncovering the Evolution of Queen-Worker Differences
8 Apr 2016
Exploring Synapses with a Gigantic Advantage
Scientists create giant neural connections in culture for the first time.
about Exploring Synapses with a Gigantic Advantage
4 Apr 2016
Science Project for Ryukyu Girls
Female high school students from Okinawa participated in a workshop aimed at fostering their interest in science, providing support for their career choices and building a network of like-minded peers.
about Science Project for Ryukyu Girls
31 Mar 2016
Dancing on Ice
A new theory by an OIST team may unlock the secrets of protons in water ice.
about Dancing on Ice
30 Mar 2016
Igniting Innovation to Improve Society
International experts discussed accelerating innovation at universities in an interactive symposium at OIST.
about Igniting Innovation to Improve Society
28 Mar 2016
OIST Professors Awarded HFSP Grant
A team including two OIST professors has won a prestigious and highly competitive Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) grant.
about OIST Professors Awarded HFSP Grant
21 Mar 2016
Hot Larvae: Calculating Dispersal from Unique Submarine Hot Spring Ecosystems
Larval dispersal from hydrothermal vent fields quantified in order to understand and protect the creatures found there.
about Hot Larvae: Calculating Dispersal from Unique Submarine Hot Spring Ecosystems
15 Mar 2016
Science Challenge 2016
Students from universities throughout Japan attended a one-week workshop to explore the question: What would you do in graduate school?
about Science Challenge 2016
14 Mar 2016
The Quest for Spin Liquids
OIST researchers show new connections between exotic states of matter.
about The Quest for Spin Liquids
14 Mar 2016
Innovation – Engine for Future Economic Growth
The OIST forum 2016 “Japan’s Future – Science-Based Innovation” brought together a variety of experts to discuss ways to generate and govern innovation, and how to produce innovators of the future.
about Innovation – Engine for Future Economic Growth
3 Mar 2016
Re-thinking Renewable Energy Predictions
The OIST study on fluctuations in wind power describes how to find errors in forecasting renewable energy needs.
about Re-thinking Renewable Energy Predictions
2 Mar 2016
Taming Oceans for 24/7 Power
OIST team proposes a novel ocean-current turbine design.
about Taming Oceans for 24/7 Power
24 Feb 2016
‘Future Watch:’ the World in 2046
In an interactive symposium that brought together science and humanities perspectives, OIST and APU students discussed how they believe the world should change in 30 years.
about ‘Future Watch:’ the World in 2046
17 Feb 2016
New Ways to Construct Contactless Magnetic Gears
OIST scientist has generalized the theory of smooth magnetic couplings in preparation for a small 3D printed prototype car.
about New Ways to Construct Contactless Magnetic Gears
12 Feb 2016
Shaping Crystals with the Flow
OIST scientists designed a new method to create crystals using a combination of shear flow and controlled temperature.
about Shaping Crystals with the Flow