25 May 2022 - 10:31
[Joint press release with the University of Cambridge] A team of researchers from the UK and Japan has found that the tiny defects which limit the efficiency of perovskites – cheaper alternative...
Type: Press release
10 Dec 2021 - 02:00
Highlights Hybrid perovskites are promising materials for the next generation of solar cells as they combine the benefits of both organic and inorganic materials. Currently, the efficiency of...
Type: Press release
18 Dec 2020 - 19:00
Scientists in Japan’s brain science project have used machine intelligence to improve the accuracy and reliability of a powerful brain-mapping technique, a new study reports. Their development,...
Type: Press release
16 Mar 2020 - 17:39
Visualizing the structure of viruses, proteins and other small biomolecules can help scientists gain deeper insights into how these molecules function, potentially leading to new treatments for...
Type: News Article
10 Dec 2019 - 13:18
In an extraordinary accomplishment, EF Polymer – a team of OIST entrepreneurs from India – emerged as the Carbon Tech champions in the...
Type: News Article
5 Mar 2019 - 19:00
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 - 09:05
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 - 09:53
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 - 12:24
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 - 10:19
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 - 13:56
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 - 13:54
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
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