3 Jul 2018
These diagrams compare the two models of the cohesin protein’s structure. The ring model has distinct “head” and “hinge” features at opposite ends of the molecule, whereas the hold-and-release model...
Type: Photo
3 Jul 2018
A diagram of the protein complex cohesin in its assumed ring-shaped configuration. The scissors represent the action of the enzyme Cut1, which breaks apart the molecule to release DNA.
Type: Photo
3 Jul 2018
Cell division is one of the most fundamental processes of biology. It’s what allows all living things to grow, multiply and form complex structures. But scientists still don’t understand many of the...
Type: News Article
28 Jun 2018
A paper published in Physical Review Letters is making a cosmic splash in the press. The study,...
Type: Media Links
27 Jun 2018
High speed video showing experimental impacts on three textured granular surfaces.
Type: Video
27 Jun 2018
Look up above you. You might see blue sky, clouds, the Moon or stars. And while it might seem calm up there, the truth is it’s nearly always raining. Every day, Earth is constantly bombarded by about...
Type: Press release
27 Jun 2018
High speed photography of a ball-drop experiment onto a granular surface imprinted with a regular pattern of hexagons. A crown of ejection rays is clearly visible at the edges of the impact site.
Type: Photo
27 Jun 2018
A fresh impact crater with rays observed on the surface of Mars in 2012.
Type: Photo
21 Jun 2018
The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) has signed a memorandum of understanding with DEEPCORE lnc., an incubator focusing on Artificial Intelligence (AI). Together...
Type: Press release
18 Jun 2018
This month, OIST is proud to welcome two new members of its Board of Governors. The board oversees the implementation of business conducted by the...
Type: News Article
7 Jun 2018
OIST's Theory of Quantum Matter Unit has been in the news following the publication of their new paper outlining an experiment into a substance know as a Quantum Spin Ice. The paper outlines the...
Type: Media Links
6 Jun 2018
A graphical representation of theoretical neutron scattering on a quantum spin ice. Note the characteristic pinch point(circled),a bow-tie shaped pattern of neutron reflection.
Type: Photo
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