10 Aug 2016
Ribozymes – ribonucleic acid enzymes – are RNA molecules that catalyse chemical reactions. Much like DNA, RNA is a linear molecule made by connecting four chemical building blocks called bases...
Type: News Article
9 Aug 2016
Mozuku is a unique Okinawan seaweed. Scientifically known as Cladosiphon okamuranus, this alga is popular in Japanese cuisine, and it has been farmed for more than 35 years. The cultivation of this...
Type: Press release
1 Aug 2016
A new R&D site for sustainable living in hot and humid areas was inaugurated on July 28th, 2016. The site is a collaboration between the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate...
Type: News Article
The house for sustainable living
1 Aug 2016
Type: Photo
27 Jul 2016
Perovskite solar cells are the rising star in the photovoltaic landscape. Since their invention, less than ten years ago, their efficiency has doubled twice and it is now over 22% – an astonishing...
Type: News Article
21 Jul 2016
Inside the human body, the same drug can interact with multiple molecules. This phenomenon is known as ‘polypharmacology’ and, according to the interaction, a drug can cure a disease or cause side...
Type: News Article
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