5 Mar 2019
It’s the small pieces that make the big picture, and in this case, the pieces can’t be seen by the naked eye. New research at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST...
Type: Press release
3 Jul 2018
Cell division is one of the most fundamental processes of biology. It’s what allows all living things to grow, multiply and form complex structures. But scientists still don’t understand many of the...
Type: News Article
14 Jun 2017
While the mechanism of transmission of information at the contact point between two neurons – the famous synapse – has been thoroughly studied, the transportation of this information within the...
Type: News Article
8 Jan 2016
Organic-inorganic perovskite materials are key components of the new generation of solar cells. Understanding properties of these materials is important for improving lifetime and quality of solar...
Type: News Article
10 Dec 2014
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
7 Aug 2014
Imagine the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University logo. Now, imagine shrinking the logo so that it can fit onto a grain of salt. A few weeks ago, the Biology Resources...
Type: News Article
11 Jul 2014
OIST has acquired a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system which enables sophisticated physiological analyses of small animals.  OIST is the second university in Japan to own an MRI with such...
Type: News Article
9 May 2014
Mukhles Sowwan’s Nanoparticles by Design Unit does just what the name suggests; it designs custom nanoparticles.  However, creating nanoparticles is only...
Type: News Article
15 Mar 2013
When Professor Tsumoru Shintake first formed the Quantum Wave Microscopy Unit at OIST in September 2011, he knew his grand scheme to develop a...
Type: News Article
6 Jun 2012
Matthias Wolf was supposed to be a pharmacist. He studied pharmacology as an undergraduate, even though he was “more interested in the essential properties of life,” he says. But then he changed tack...
Type: News Article
18 May 2012
Ulf Skoglund (left) and Lars-Göran Öfverstedt...
Type: News Article
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