31 Aug 2022 - 13:30
Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, images of the coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, have been seared in our minds. But the way we picture the virus, typically as a sphere with spikes, is not strictly...
Type: Press release
23 Dec 2021 - 16:00
Researchers from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have been monitoring the volcanic pumice that has been reported around the Okinawa coastline since mid-...
Type: News Article
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
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