17 Jun 2020
We're all probably familiar with light-emitting numbers on alarm clocks and the fluorescence of emergency signs. These glow-in-the-dark features have been around for decades. They have many functions...
Type: News Article
23 Jan 2020
This technology is available for licensing. For details, see the non-confidential disclosure...
Type: News Article
23 Jan 2020
The scientists used a CCD camera to directly visualize the changes in brightness as the polymer was stretched and released. The false color red represents high light intensity and the false color...
Type: Video
16 Jan 2020
Researchers develop a luminescent polymer that can quickly and sensitively detect stress.
Type: Video
2 Jul 2019
Baking a cake from scratch is a task deemed difficult for many. Constructing an artificial cell-like system from scratch, well that’s another story. “Synthesizing cells from scratch is of...
Type: Press release
12 Apr 2019
Publishing as first author is a notable feat. Recently, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) PhD student Sébastien Lapointe published a paper in...
Type: News Article
18 Apr 2018
If you want to build a tall house, you need to use scaffolding. Professor Ye Zhang and colleagues at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) are applying this...
Type: News Article
16 Jan 2018
Electronic devices are getting smaller and smaller. Early computers filled entire rooms. Today you can hold one in the palm of your hand. Now the field of molecular electronics is taking...
Type: News Article
7 Jul 2017
Carbon dioxide (CO2) is known as a greenhouse gas and plays an essential role in climate change; it is no wonder scientists have been looking for solutions to prevent its release in the environment....
Type: News Article
29 Jun 2017
The field of medicine is always on the lookout for better disease diagnostic tools—simpler, faster, and cheaper technologies to enhance patient treatment and outcomes. Currently, microfluidic...
Type: News Article
23 Jun 2017
Photodynamic therapy is often used to treat brain tumors because of its specificity—it can target very small regions containing cancerous cells while sparing the normal cells around it from damage....
Type: News Article
19 May 2017
Traditional chemistry is immensely powerful when it comes to producing very diverse and very complex microscopic chemical molecules. But one thing out of reach is the synthesis of large structures up...
Type: News Article
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