21 Jan 2019 - 13:31
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 - 13:25
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 - 14:00
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 - 13:59
(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 - 13:57
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 - 13:56
(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 - 09:18
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 - 00:00
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 - 11:38
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 - 00:00
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 - 10:53
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 - 10:42
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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