2 Feb 2021 - 00:00
New research from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) has found a surprising randomness for how fluids choose their path around obstacles that depends on their...
Type: Press release
11 Sep 2020 - 16:46
Robust and widespread antibody testing has emerged as a key strategy in the fight against SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic. However current testing methods are too...
Type: Press release
8 Sep 2020 - 17:18
The wavelength of light absorbed by the nanospikes changes depending on its local environment. The principle is the basis for detecting the presence and quantity of antibodies which are bound to the...
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8 Sep 2020 - 17:16
The green arrows show the direction that the sample moves through the chip, due to the action of the syringe pump.
Type: Photo
8 Sep 2020 - 17:15
The antibody testing platform, developed by researchers from the Micro/Bio/Nanofluidics Unit at OIST.
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19 May 2020 - 10:00
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19 May 2020 - 10:00
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19 May 2020 - 10:00
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19 May 2020 - 10:00
Toothpaste, face creams, hair gel, mayonnaise, and ketchup are household items that most people don’t think twice about but, in terms of their flow behavior, they have unusual properties. They’re all...
Type: Press release
19 May 2020 - 10:00
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11 Mar 2020 - 16:00
The scientists ran simulations of the spiral vortex to characterize its dynamics. They also captured videos of how the cells were deformed by the spiral vortex in the center of the cross-junction and...
Type: Video
11 Mar 2020 - 11:06
The membrane surrounding cells acts as a selective barrier, cradling and protecting the cell’s contents from the external surroundings and choosing which substances to allow in or out of the cell....
Type: News Article
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