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1 Feb 2016
Electrons and Liquid Helium Advance Understanding of Zero-Resistance
Study of electrons on liquid helium systems sheds light on zero-resistance phenomenon in semiconductors.
about Electrons and Liquid Helium Advance Understanding of Zero-Resistance
8 Jan 2016
Visualising Atoms of Perovskite Crystals
OIST researchers conduct the first atomic resolution study of perovskites used in next generation solar cells.
about Visualising Atoms of Perovskite Crystals
25 Dec 2015
Seaweed Capsules May Lead to an Injection-Free Life for Diabetic Patients
A microencapsulation method, developed by OIST researchers, can help to overcome major challenges in pancreatic islet transplantation.
about Seaweed Capsules May Lead to an Injection-Free Life for Diabetic Patients
18 Dec 2015
Professor Mary Collins Joins OIST
The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) welcomes Prof. Mary Collins as Dean of Research.
about Professor Mary Collins Joins OIST
14 Dec 2015
On 13 December, 14 teams from 10 Okinawan High Schools came to OIST to decide which team would be the 2015 SCORE champion.
about They SCORED!
8 Dec 2015
Using Atoms to Turn Optical Nanofiber Guided Light On and Off
OIST team has created a light-mediated on/off switch in optical nanofibers that could be used for transferring quantum information in the future.
about Using Atoms to Turn Optical Nanofiber Guided Light On and Off
4 Dec 2015
Cell Suicide Prevention Squad
OIST researchers discover mechanisms aiding cell viability and survival.
about Cell Suicide Prevention Squad
27 Nov 2015
Takamine Ants Collection Finds Home at OIST
Okinawan ant expert Mr. Hidetsune Takamine donates his valuable ant collection to OIST.
about Takamine Ants Collection Finds Home at OIST
26 Nov 2015
Sex Determination in Ants
OIST researchers discover what makes ants male or female.
about Sex Determination in Ants
20 Nov 2015
Resistant-Starch Okinawan Rice Project Receives an Award
OIST Prof. Hidetoshi Saze develops a new strain of rice that helps to prevent lifestyle and diet-related diseases.
about Resistant-Starch Okinawan Rice Project Receives an Award
11 Nov 2015
Magnetic Monopoles: Crystal Clear
OIST’s physicist studies magnetic monopoles in spin ice crystals and explains why double layers of magnetic charges can be found
about Magnetic Monopoles: Crystal Clear
10 Nov 2015
More than 5000 people at OIST Open Campus
More than 5000 people, 350 volunteers, 36 science activities, 18 food stalls and 5 buildings adds up to OIST Open Campus.
about More than 5000 people at OIST Open Campus
2 Nov 2015
OIST scientist and collaborators have discovered that electrons become incompressible when trapped on the surface of liquid helium under certain conditions.
about Incompressible Electrons
30 Oct 2015
OIST Housing Project Reaches the Finish Line
The OIST housing project is completed, but there are already plans for more dwellings for OIST members.
about OIST Housing Project Reaches the Finish Line
29 Oct 2015
Receptors: It Takes a Dimer to Bind
OIST’s Prof. Ichiro Maruyama proposes a revolutionary new receptor model
about Receptors: It Takes a Dimer to Bind
28 Oct 2015
Ideas Start Here
The new OIST Conference Center welcomed event organisers on October 26th.
about Ideas Start Here
16 Oct 2015
OIST President Wins Particle Physics Prize
The American Physical Society has announced the recipients of the 2016 W.K.H. Panofsky Prize in Experimental Particle Physics.
about OIST President Wins Particle Physics Prize
14 Oct 2015
Silver: The Promising Electrode Winner for Low-Cost Perovskite Solar Cells
OIST researchers have identified a contributing factor to short lifetime in perovskite solar cells with silver electrodes
about Silver: The Promising Electrode Winner for Low-Cost Perovskite Solar Cells
8 Oct 2015
Tropical Ants in Europe
Comparisons of fossil and modern ant databases show where biodiversity changed and where it stayed the same.
about Tropical Ants in Europe
2 Oct 2015
Distinguished Scientists Join the OIST Board of Governors
Nobel Laureates Serge Haroche and Yuan Tse Lee and Professor Albrecht Wagner join the OIST Board of Governors.
about Distinguished Scientists Join the OIST Board of Governors