16 Sep 2020
In everyday life, measuring temperature is pretty straightforward. But in the quantum world, which deals with the super small and the ultra-cold, determining how hot or cold something is starts...
Type: Press release
17 Jun 2020
We're all probably familiar with light-emitting numbers on alarm clocks and the fluorescence of emergency signs. These glow-in-the-dark features have been around for decades. They have many functions...
Type: News Article
5 Jun 2020
When we think of wrinkles, we usually envision the lines etched into our skin, for some an unwelcome reality and for others a proud sign of a life well-lived. In material science, wrinkles can also...
Type: News Article
16 Apr 2020
A multi-institutional collaboration, co-led by scientists at the University of Cambridge and Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST), has discovered the source of...
Type: Press release
31 Mar 2020
If you see people walking down a street and coming to a junction, it’s difficult to predict which direction they might take. But, if you see people sitting in separate boats, floating down a stream,...
Type: News Article
23 Mar 2020
Since its discovery in 2014, phosphorene – a sheet of phosphorus atoms only a single atom thick – has intrigued scientists, due to its unique optoelectronic anisotropy. In other words, electrons...
Type: News Article
2 Mar 2020
Researchers in the Light-Matter Interactions for Quantum Technologies Unit at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate...
Type: News Article
27 Jan 2020
Specialized stringy fluids flow through the human joints and help constitute substances such as mucus. These fluids contain long, flexible molecules like polymers or proteins, giving them the ability...
Type: News Article
14 Jan 2020
Over the last few decades, machine learning has revolutionized many sectors of society, with machines learning to drive cars, identify tumors and play chess – often surpassing their human...
Type: News Article
9 Jan 2020
Scientists at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have developed a light-based device that can act as a biosensor, detecting biological substances in materials...
Type: News Article
18 Sep 2019
Solar power offers a promising, renewable alternative to fossil fuels. But solar power production is complicated and influenced by ever-changing factors like cloud coverage, the time of day, and even...
Type: News Article
4 Sep 2019
Quantum computing harnesses enigmatic properties of small particles to process complex information. But quantum systems are fragile and error-prone, and useful quantum computers have yet to come to...
Type: News Article
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