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25 Jun 2014
Using Femtosecond Lasers to Administer Drugs
OIST researchers are developing a new drug delivery method using femtosecond lasers that allow tight control of drug release.
about Using Femtosecond Lasers to Administer Drugs
19 Jun 2014
Unveiling a Tiny World with Micro-CT
X-ray micro-CT provides OIST researchers with the ability to visualize and take detailed 3D measurements of tiny structures, like the brain of an ant.
about Unveiling a Tiny World with Micro-CT
17 Jun 2014
Modern Molecular Biology Meets Antique Museum Samples
OIST’s Ecology and Evolution Unit has developed a method to extract and sequence DNA from old and fragile museum specimens.
about Modern Molecular Biology Meets Antique Museum Samples
13 Jun 2014
OIST Welcomes Dr. Julia Khusnutdinova
OIST is welcoming Assistant Professor Julia Khusnutdinova to head a new unit called Coordination Chemistry and Catalysis.
about OIST Welcomes Dr. Julia Khusnutdinova
5 Jun 2014
Of Dinosaurs and Mathematics
Professor Robert Sinclair is using mathematics in unusual places, like paleontology.
about Of Dinosaurs and Mathematics
4 Jun 2014
Bringing a Physiological Model to Life
Researchers in OIST’s Open Biology Unit are working on a physiological computer modeling platform called PhysioDesigner.
about Bringing a Physiological Model to Life
29 May 2014
Delving into the Spread of Marine Life
A paper by Dr. Masako Nakamura of the Marine Biophysics Unit on the ecology of a deep-sea limpet called Lepetodrilus nuxon has been published in the Marine Ecology Progress Series.
about Delving into the Spread of Marine Life
16 May 2014
In the Name of a Great Leader
South African Ambassador Mohau Pheko gave the Nelson Mandela Memorial Lecture, “Can Science and Technology Promote Development and Democracy?” at OIST.
about In the Name of a Great Leader
16 May 2014
“Sketches of Science” Brings Nobel Prize Winners to OIST
A photo exhibition, “Sketches of Science,” opened May 13 at OIST.
about “Sketches of Science” Brings Nobel Prize Winners to OIST
16 May 2014
Woman Technicians at OIST
Women technicians make important contributions to the research at OIST and their enthusiasm brightens up the research units.
about Woman Technicians at OIST
12 May 2014
Studying Behavior Using Light to Control Neurons
Using a technique to manipulate neuronal cell behavior, the Neurobiology Research Unit was able to show a behavior was dictated by a specific group of neurons.
about Studying Behavior Using Light to Control Neurons
9 May 2014
A Day in the Life of a Nanoparticle
Transporting a nanoparticle all the way across the OIST campus from where it is synthesized to the electron microscope where it can be analyzed is tricky.
about A Day in the Life of a Nanoparticle
25 Apr 2014
Seeking the Causes of Hyperactivity
In a recent paper, the Cell Signal Unit reported that mice, lacking an intracellular trafficking protein called LMTK3, are hyperactive.
about Seeking the Causes of Hyperactivity
21 Apr 2014
In the Flow: Studying Turbulence
OIST’s new experimental set-up aims to unite science and technology in the study of turbulence.
about In the Flow: Studying Turbulence
15 Apr 2014
Ken Peach Joins OIST as Interim Dean for Faculty Affairs
Dr. Peach, an experienced and very engaged member of the OIST Board of Councilors, accepted the opportunity to become Interim Dean of Faculty Affairs.
about Ken Peach Joins OIST as Interim Dean for Faculty Affairs
11 Apr 2014
Look Who’s Evolving Now: Using Robots to Study Evolution
OIST researchers use robots to study the evolution of mating strategies.
about Look Who’s Evolving Now: Using Robots to Study Evolution
7 Apr 2014
New Findings to Help Extend High Efficiency Solar Cells’ Lifetime
Prof. Qi and colleagues have discovered one cause of degradation for high-efficiency solar cells, research that can lead to extending the solar cell’s lifetime.
about New Findings to Help Extend High Efficiency Solar Cells’ Lifetime
31 Mar 2014
OIST Launches Gender Equality Task Force
A new task force will address issues and implement changes with regard to gender equality at the university.
about OIST Launches Gender Equality Task Force
26 Mar 2014
On March 18-19, OIST hosted a video contest entitled “Why Science?” in which 23 contestants talked about their passion for science.
about “Why Science?”
26 Mar 2014
Combating Obesity with New Okinawan Rice
Professor Hidetoshi Saze is leading a new research project to develop a new strain of rice that prevents obesity-related diseases.
about Combating Obesity with New Okinawan Rice