4 Mar 2015
Growing film for use in solar cells under controlled conditions isn’t necessarily the best way. Ambient air grows better film, and it’s cheaper.
27 Feb 2015
A key part of the brain involved with decisions and movement appears to operate like a traditional corporation.
17 Feb 2015
A new era of open energy systems is ready for launch
12 Feb 2015
The Micro/Bio/Nanofluidics Unit at OIST studies in depth the physics behind liquid-liquid impact with varied temperatures to create non-spherical particles for use in industry.
4 Feb 2015
Thousands of visitors enjoyed hands-on activities, lectures and demonstrations at the 2015 OIST Open Campus.
30 Jan 2015
OIST researchers find tiny pinholes wreaking havoc with next-generation solar cells.
26 Jan 2015
Refined techniques in brain activity analysis in zebra finches yields interesting results about how vocalization works.
21 Jan 2015
Building 3 is nearly finished, completing the first phase of the university's development.
15 Jan 2015
Computer simulations at OIST suggest new applications in industry by harnessing active microscopic particles in fluids.
8 Jan 2015
Mary Grossmann studied microorganisms during three typhoons to figure out what happened to the ocean’s tiny creatures when the waters churn.
5 Jan 2015
The Nanoparticles by Design Unit has applied for a patent for their nanoparticle crystallization method.
24 Dec 2014
Professor Evan Economo sequenced more than three hundred ant species to unravel the evolution of one globally dominant ant genus.
18 Dec 2014
On December 12-13th, OIST hosted a joint symposium with guest professors from the University of Tokyo.
16 Dec 2014
21 teams of Okinawan high school students, selected from the 31 teams that applied, competed in the 3rd SCORE! – Science in Okinawa: Research for Enterprise - contest on Saturday 13 December.
15 Dec 2014
Recent collaborations between scientists in Okinawa and Australia are helping to spur genomic research of the Crown of Thorns starfish, a threat to coral reefs across the Indo-Pacific region.
10 Dec 2014
Professor Hirotaka Sugawara announces his new unit, which will find ways to apply particle and nuclear physics technology to medical research.
10 Dec 2014
OIST’s Mathematical Soft Matter Unit explores the interaction of energies at the crossroads between physics and mathematics.
5 Dec 2014
OIST becomes part of Japan’s national effort to map the Brain
26 Nov 2014
Yuichi Nakajima decodes barnacle genetics to understand how climate change impacts the deep ocean.