8 Nov 2021 - 00:00
Prof. Amy Shen, who leads the Micro/Bio/Nanofluidics Unit at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST), has...
Type: News Article
17 Sep 2021 - 11:28
Highlights Turbulent flows are random, chaotic and occur across many scales, making them notoriously difficult to measure Scientists have now developed a new and improved means of measuring...
Type: Press release
26 Aug 2021 - 10:45
Summary Researchers have developed a new model that explains how turbulent puffs, like coughs, behave under different environmental conditions The researchers found that at environmental...
Type: Press release
15 Jun 2021 - 17:01
Reporting in a PNAS study, researchers in the Micro/Bio/...
Type: Video
15 Jun 2021 - 16:08
Highlights Scientists have developed a new method that improves dispensing of viscoelastic fluids – a vital process for circuit board production, 3D printing and other industrial applications...
Type: Press release
14 Jun 2021 - 15:13
Highlights Hurricanes that make landfall typically decay but sometimes transition into extratropical cyclones and re-intensify, causing widespread damage to inland communities The presence of a...
Type: Press release
14 Jun 2021 - 10:05
The video shows the temperature difference of air inside a hurricane, relative to the air temperature in the surroundings. At the time of landfall, the warm heart encompasses the entire height of the...
Type: Video
16 Apr 2021 - 00:00
COVID-19 needs no introduction. Last year, the disease, which is caused by the virus SARS-CoV-2, reached every continent across the globe. By the end of March 2021, there had been an estimated 128...
Type: News Article
2 Feb 2021 - 00:00
New research from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) has found a surprising randomness for how fluids choose their path around obstacles that depends on their...
Type: Press release
12 Nov 2020 - 01:00
Climate change is causing hurricanes that make landfall to take more time to weaken, reports a study published today in...
Type: Press release
11 Sep 2020 - 16:46
Robust and widespread antibody testing has emerged as a key strategy in the fight against SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic. However current testing methods are too...
Type: Press release
19 May 2020 - 10:00
Toothpaste, face creams, hair gel, mayonnaise, and ketchup are household items that most people don’t think twice about but, in terms of their flow behavior, they have unusual properties. They’re all...
Type: Press release
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