12 Jan 2018
Wireless headphones, two yo-yos connected by a string, earmuffs: all these items could be used to describe a tiny structure inside a cell’s nucleus. For decades, scientists could only speculate about...
Type: Press release
11 Dec 2017
Researchers used a Titan ETEM microscope at OIST to image samples.
Type: Photo
11 Dec 2017
The sample is suspended in water vapor, which is pumped into the portion of the tube surrounding the sample and rapidly pumped out again.
Type: Photo
11 Dec 2017
The inside of an electron microscope, which requires vacuum levels similar to those encountered in outer space, can be an extremely inhospitable place for organic materials. Traditionally, life...
Type: News Article
8 Dec 2017
The Science Bridge aims to foster a partnership between Western and Middle Eastern neuroscience communities, with the end goal of creating “Twin Institutes” in those parts of the globe.
Type: Photo
8 Dec 2017
OIST professors Izumi Fukunaga and Bernd Kuhn are among the scientists who have supported the Science Bridge project.
Type: Photo
8 Dec 2017
Ask professors Izumi Fukunaga and Bernd Kuhn about the birth of a new international collaboration between neuroscientists and they will tell you about burgers. Not just any burgers. “The best burger...
Type: News Article
27 Nov 2017
Vortices measured in a simple Newtonian fluid (left), and in the same fluid but with just one part-per-million of added polymer (right). The color bar indicates the strength of the vortex.
Type: Photo
27 Nov 2017
A vortex in the atmosphere can churn with enough power to create a typhoon. But more subtle vortices form constantly in nature. Many of them are too small to be seen with the naked eye. When simple...
Type: News Article
27 Nov 2017
OIST scientists examined the formation of vortices in fluids. (From left) Simon Haward, Noa Burshtein, and professor Amy Shen stand in front of their poster.
Type: Photo
21 Nov 2017
Families with children filled the corridors, including the skywalk.
Type: Photo
21 Nov 2017
On a crisp fall Sunday, more than 5,300 people gathered for one of Okinawa’s largest science events. Excited chatter filled the halls at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST)...
Type: News Article
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