11 Jul 2022 - 10:28
Professor Paola Laurino leads the Protein Engineering and Evolution Unit at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate...
Type: News Article
24 Mar 2022 - 13:51
Highlights Scientists have developed an organic catalyst system that improves the process of making organic molecules from pyruvate The molecules that can be built from pyruvate include glycolic...
Type: Press release
31 Jan 2022 - 22:00
Highlights Scientists have used strands of microscopic DNA to direct the self-assembly of hydrogel blocks that can be seen by the naked eye The hydrogel blocks are so far the largest objects...
Type: Press release
14 Dec 2021 - 09:59
The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) is proud to welcome Professor Ben L. Feringa to its Board of...
Type: News Article
30 Nov 2021 - 01:00
Highlights Glow-in-the-dark materials fuel a US$400 million global industry, thanks to their usefulness in emergency signs, watches, and paint. However, they are currently made from inorganic...
Type: Press release
10 Nov 2021 - 15:04
Highlights Researchers have created tiny, membraneless droplets that mimic how proteins move and interact within cells The droplets allow scientists to study enzymatic reactions in a well-...
Type: Press release
9 Nov 2021 - 16:08
When researchers added the enzyme urease to the solution, the reaction created a pH gradient that caused all the molecules within the droplet to flow, as shown by the green fluorescence.  
Type: Video
17 Mar 2021 - 10:00
In February 2021, OIST researchers, Dr. Yosuke Yamada, Dr. Reina Komiya and Professor Ryota Kabe were selected to participate in the prestigious...
Type: News Article
17 Jun 2020 - 13:56
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 - 10:45
This technology is available for licensing. For details, see the non-confidential disclosure...
Type: News Article
23 Jan 2020 - 09:45
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 - 10:37
Researchers develop a luminescent polymer that can quickly and sensitively detect stress.
Type: Video
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