10 Mar 2022 - 01:00
Highlights Scientists have utilized a powerful and precise technique to image a unique particle, called a moiré exciton. Excitons are hailed as having the potential to revolutionize technological...
Type: Press release
15 Feb 2022 - 09:00
Highlights Researchers have simulated the growth of both porous and closed polycrystalline diamond films to help grow these films more efficiently in the lab.   These films, which have many...
Type: Press release
9 Feb 2022 - 10:00
The team behind GenomeMiner, a biotechnology start-up supported by the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST...
Type: News Article
3 Feb 2022 - 16:24
Highlights: Scientists have revealed that the genomes of marine invertebrates have been surprisingly stable across deep time. Over millions of years, random mutations cause sections of...
Type: Press release
14 Jan 2022 - 09:34
Research highlights Termites are social cockroaches that split from their sister cockroach group around 150 to 170 million years ago. A popular, yet previously untested, theory suggests that,...
Type: Press release
23 Dec 2021 - 16:00
Researchers from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have been monitoring the volcanic pumice that has been reported around the Okinawa coastline since mid-...
Type: News Article
23 Dec 2021 - 11:50
As 2021 draws to a close, it’s been another year of overcoming extraordinary circumstances caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the challenges, OIST’s researchers and students have published...
Type: News Article
13 Dec 2021 - 00:00
Earlier this year, Google Asia Pacific made an unrestricted gift of US$30K to support Professor Jun Tani’s research. The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) would...
Type: News Article
10 Dec 2021 - 02:00
Highlights Hybrid perovskites are promising materials for the next generation of solar cells as they combine the benefits of both organic and inorganic materials. Currently, the efficiency of...
Type: Press release
7 Dec 2021 - 17:00
Highlights Microglia, the immune cells of the brain, form the first line of defense against neurogenerative diseases and traumatic brain injuries. However, questions surrounding how the...
Type: Press release
7 Dec 2021 - 09:00
Highlights To reverse the global decline of coral reefs, a greater understanding of coral diversity is needed. Now, researchers in Japan have developed a tool—a short DNA sequence, called a...
Type: Press release
3 Dec 2021 - 00:00
To commemorate 10 years since the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) was established, the university’s president Dr. Peter Gruss reflects on OIST’s connection to...
Type: News Article
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