12 Nov 2019
An ant the size of a lion isn’t as far-fetched as you would think. From as small as a sesame seed to the size of a big cat, ants come in all sizes —in augmented reality, at least. Augmented reality...
Type: Press release
25 Sep 2019
The Imaging Section (IMG) is responsible for maintaining and managing imaging instruments and facility and providing research support at the...
Type: News Article
25 Sep 2019
The OIST Imaging Section offers Japanese university students to be trained in cryo-electron microscopy. From left to right: trainee Akari Ishitsuka, instructor Malgorzata Hall, head of Imaging...
Type: Photo
25 Sep 2019
From left to right: Toshio Sasaki, Toshiaki Mochizuki, Koji Koizumi, Malgorzata Hall, Ryo Kanno, Mizuki Tokashiki, Bruno Humbel, Gesa Freimann, Paolo Barzaghi, Michelle Genoveso, Akari Ishitsuka,...
Type: Photo
25 Sep 2019
Titan Krios, the flagship of the cryo-electron microscopes at OIST.
Type: Photo
30 Jul 2019
Dicyemids, microscopic parasites comprised of 30 cells, are in-between creatures. With their basic three-part body plan, they are more complex than single-celled protozoans but considerably less...
Type: Press release
18 Jul 2019
Unit Leader of the Quantum Transport and Electronic Structure Theory Unit Prof. Fabian Pauly is the corresponding author for the theory...
Type: Photo
18 Jul 2019
After several years of theorizing and experimenting, an international team of researchers including scientists at Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) has finally...
Type: Press release
2 Jul 2019
A study published in Journal of the American Chemical Society, synthesized artificial cells to detect histamine. When...
Type: Photo
2 Jul 2019
Baking a cake from scratch is a task deemed difficult for many. Constructing an artificial cell-like system from scratch, well that’s another story. “Synthesizing cells from scratch is of...
Type: Press release
17 Jun 2019
OKINAWA, Japan (17 June 2019) – Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) has received a pledge of ¥30M from Nikken Housing to support the Institute’s innovation and...
Type: Press release
14 Jun 2019
A bartender mixes familiar drinks that are sure to please their regular patrons, while creating fresh combinations to improve their craft and entice new clientele. Surprisingly, venomous snakes do...
Type: News Article
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