21 Nov 2013
A multinational project in the Biodiversity and Biodiversity Unit has led to the finding of not only one of the world’s rarest ant genus, but also the discovery of a new ant species.  In the...
Type: News Article
Benoit and Cong
21 Nov 2013
Guénard (left) and Liu (right) discuss the characteristic features of Bannapone scrobiceps.
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12 Nov 2013
TEDxRyukyu took place at OIST on November 9th, and 400 participants filled the OIST auditorium. TED is a non-profit organization that aims to spread the ideas...
Type: News Article
6 Nov 2013
Nanoparticles, which range from 1-100 nanometers in size, are roughly the same size as biomolecules such as proteins, antibodies, and membrane receptors.  Because of this size similarity,...
Type: News Article
23 Oct 2013
The friendship between OIST and the University of the Ryukyus just got a little boost.  In a recent...
Type: News Article
15 Oct 2013
Pearls are the only gems produced by living organisms. The academic journal, Zoological Science, published a special issue devoted to pearl...
Type: News Article
17 Sep 2013
Professor Tsumoru Shintake’s Quantum Wave Microscopy Unit is developing a brand-new, world-class electron...
Type: News Article
17 Sep 2013
Before coming to OIST, Dr. Yamashiro (above picture) pursued research in mainland Japan. At OIST he designs the vacuum chambers of the microscope.  
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Dr. Adaniya
17 Sep 2013
Dr. Adaniya (in picture above) came back to Okinawa after working at a research institution in the USA. At OIST, he simulates the trajectory of electron beams that run inside this microscope.
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Drs. Adaniya and Yamashiro
17 Sep 2013
Drs. Adaniya (left) and Yamashiro (right) examine the microscope.
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Electron Microscope
17 Sep 2013
The first prototype of the Quantum Wave Microscopy Unit's electron microscope, to be fully assembled in October 2013. 
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5 Sep 2013
In the months to come, OIST will become one of the first sites to implement an innovative sustainable energy system that promises to be considerably more viable and efficient compared to other...
Type: News Article
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