5 Jan 2015
The Nanoparticles by Design Unit at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University is constantly finding new ways to endow the tiniest of...
Type: News Article
2 Oct 2014
Nanoparticles have the potential to revolutionize the medical industry, but they must possess a few critical properties. First, they need to target a specific region, so that they do not scatter...
Type: News Article
19 Sep 2014
Transforming substances from liquids into gels plays an important role across many industries, including cosmetics, medicine, and energy. But the transformation process, called gelation, where...
Type: News Article
18 Sep 2014
This video shows a soapy mixture passing through the posts in the microfluidic platform and emerging on the right as a gel.
Type: Video
25 Jul 2014
Panagiotis Grammatikopoulos in the OIST Nanoparticles by Design Unit simulates the interactions of particles that are too...
Type: News Article
25 Jul 2014
Grammatikopoulos created this simulation of palladium nanoparticles colliding at 1000 Kevin, or about 727 degrees Celsius. At this hot temperature, the nanoparticles meet, fuse, and crystallize,...
Type: Video
25 Jul 2014
Grammatikopoulos created this simulation of palladium nanoparticles colliding at 300 Kevin, or about 27 degrees Celsius. The nanoparticles meet, then fuse, then crystallize in orderly planes.
Type: Video
9 May 2014
This video shows Palladium nanoparticles colliding and fusing in a hydrogen gas atmosphere, imaged live in OIST's Environmental Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM). On the left side, you see a...
Type: Video
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
26 Feb 2014
Nanoparticle research is huge.  That is, the study of nanoparticles, very miniscule objects that act as a unit with specific properties, is a very popular area of study.  With implications...
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6 Nov 2013
Nanoparticles, which range from 1-100 nanometers in size, are roughly the same size as biomolecules such as proteins, antibodies, and membrane receptors.  Because of this size similarity,...
Type: News Article
8 Aug 2013
By exploiting the full computational power of the Japanese supercomputer “K”, researchers from OIST, RIKEN and Forschungszentrum Jülich in Germany have succeeded in simulating a network consisting of...
Type: News Article
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