21 Jan 2019
Researchers from the Biological Physics Theory Unit and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam conducted local linear analyses to reduce the complex posture movements of the nematode worm C. elegans to simpler...
Type: Video
21 Jan 2019
To the naked eye, the nematode C. elgeans appears to move forward, backward and turn. With a new method of modeling dynamical systems, researchers from the Biological Physics Theory Unit and Vrije...
Type: Photo
11 Jan 2019
Dr. Longbin Qiu holds up a sheet of solar cells made from flexible materials. The Energy Materials and Surface Sciences Unit aims to develop these devices to craft solar curtains and solar...
Type: Photo
11 Jan 2019
(Left to right) Prof. Yabing Qi, first author Dr. Longbin Qiu, and Dr. Zonghao Liu display a new Perovskite Solar Cell module prototype, build to last three times as long as similar cells that...
Type: Photo
11 Jan 2019
The Energy Materials and Surface Sciences Unit has fabricated new Perovskite Solar Cell modules with optimized stability and efficiency. A prototype is shown here powering a small fan.
Type: Photo
11 Jan 2019
(Left to right) Dr. Luis Ono, Dr. Zonghao Liu, Prof. Yabing Qi, Dr. Dae-Yong Son, Dr. Longbin Qiu, and Dr. Sisi He of the Energy Materials and Surface Sciences Unit.
Type: Photo
11 Jan 2019
Chaetognaths, whose name means “bristle-jaw,” can be found all over world, swimming in brackish estuaries, tropical seas and above the deep dark ocean floor. Also known as arrow worms, the creatures...
Type: Media Links
11 Jan 2019
Chaetognaths, whose name means “bristle-jaw,” can be found all over world, swimming in brackish estuaries, tropical seas and above the deep dark ocean floor. Also known as arrow worms, the creatures...
Type: Press release
21 Dec 2018
Chaetognaths, or arrow worms, have a distinct jaw structure composed of dense protein matrix and a fibrous substance called chitin. These organisms display an ambiguous set of developmental and...
Type: Photo
19 Dec 2018
Kaleidocycles are found where science, math, and art meet. The objects resemble geometric sculptures that might be found in a modern art museum, but it is the motions they can undergo that really...
Type: Press release
18 Dec 2018
Dr. Johannes Schönke and Prof. Eliot Fried of the OIST Mathematics, Mechanics, and Materials Unit have introduced a new class of kaleidocycles into the world. They call them Möbius Kaleidocycles...
Type: Media Links
18 Dec 2018
Researchers at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have now described how a specific transcription factor, which modulates gene expression, plays a critical...
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