8 Jan 2015 - 13:15
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 - 13:50
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 - 13:39
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 - 13:37
Professor Sowwan sits in front of a nanoparticle deposition system at OIST.
Type: Photo
24 Dec 2014 - 15:14
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
Perimeter Release Model
19 Dec 2014 - 02:00
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
19 Dec 2014 - 02:00
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
18 Dec 2014 - 23:56
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 - 16:57
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 - 16:56
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 - 16:55
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 - 10:19
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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