8 Jan 2015
It is no secret that typhoons are capable of churning the seas and wreaking destruction. But it is tough to examine what exactly happens during a typhoon, particularly in the ocean. The Okinawa...
Type: News Article
5 Jan 2015
The Nanoparticles by Design Unit at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University is constantly finding new ways to endow the tiniest of...
Type: News Article
Inducing Crystallinity
5 Jan 2015
The yellow areas in this image are silver nanoclusters, which have monocrystalline structure and are used to induce crystallinity in an amorphous Silicon nanoparticle, the blue area.
Type: Photo
Nanoparticle Deposition System
5 Jan 2015
Professor Sowwan sits in front of a nanoparticle deposition system at OIST.
Type: Photo
24 Dec 2014
About one tenth of the world’s ants are close relatives; they all belong to just one genus out of 323, called Pheidole. “If you go into any tropical forest and take a stroll, you will step on one of...
Type: News Article
19 Dec 2014
Behind all motor, sensory and memory functions, calcium ions are in the brain, making those functions possible. Yet neuroscientists do not entirely understand how fast calcium ions reach their...
Type: Press release
Perimeter Release Model
19 Dec 2014
This diagram shows the new model that Professor Takahashi and his collaborators have proposed. Circles are vesicles filled with blue neurotransmitters, and the smaller grey circles are voltage-gated...
Type: Photo
18 Dec 2014
Professors from both universities discuss OIST's ideas on campus structure with Vice President for Communication and Public Relations Neil Calder
Type: Photo
18 Dec 2014
University of Tokyo professors were given tours of many of OIST’s lab areas to meet with other professors and to get a better understanding of the kind of research being conducted at OIST. Here, they...
Type: Photo
18 Dec 2014
John Dickison, OIST Vice President of Building and Facilities Management, gives the professors from the University of Tokyo a tour explaining the unique layout of OIST’s lab buildings. 
Type: Photo
18 Dec 2014
Faculty from OIST discuss with the University of Tokyo guest professors about the continued development of facilities and the challenges related to construction.
Type: Photo
10 Dec 2014
Distinguished Professor Hirotaka Sugawara has opened the new Advanced Medical Instrumentation Unit at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University. The unit will apply particle...
Type: News Article
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