5 Jun 2020 - 00:00
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 - 00:00
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 - 10:00
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 - 15:44
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 - 10:00
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 - 15:31
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 - 10:00
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 - 09:00
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 - 11:22
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 - 17:17
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
18 Jul 2019 - 09:16
After several years of theorizing and experimenting, an international team of researchers including scientists at Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) has finally...
Type: Press release
3 Jul 2019 - 09:23
(Joint Press Release) Coral reefs are retreating from equatorial waters and establishing new reefs in more temperate regions, according to new research in the journal...
Type: Press release
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