16 Mar 2020
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
16 Mar 2020
Crystalline ice forms when atmospheric water vapor cools and crystallizes upon contact with the supercooled sample. The researchers therefore must carry out the preparation procedure in a glovebox...
Type: Photo
16 Mar 2020
Image a shows the known structure of the bacteriophage T4 virus. Image b shows the recorded hologram. Image c and d are reconstructions that show the contrast from amplitude and phase respectively.
Type: Photo
16 Mar 2020
In holographic imaging mode, the electron beam encompasses the whole sample, forming a reference wave and an object wave. These waves then interfere with each other to form a hologram, which is...
Type: Photo
16 Mar 2020
The two conventional modes of a scanning electron microscope (SEM and STEM; left and center) were unable to generate images of the biomolecules. However, holographic imaging mode (right), can be used...
Type: Photo
16 Mar 2020
Researchers from the QWM Unit, Dr. Hidehito Adaniya (left) and Dr. Martin Cheung (right) showcase the new cryo-electron microscope.
Type: Photo
13 Feb 2020
Meet Prof. Tsumoru Shintake, as he harnesses the power of Okinawa's ocean waves to create a solution for sustainable power.
Type: Video
23 Jul 2019
Energy from ocean waves could fulfill the world’s electricity needs — if that energy is properly harnessed. A team from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) has...
Type: News Article
23 Jul 2019
Developed by the OIST Wave Energy Project, the Wave Energy Converter transforms wave power into reliable electricity.
Type: Video
22 Jul 2019
After being delivered by speedboat, the wave energy turbine is bolted into limestone coral.
Type: Photo
22 Jul 2019
The turbine, waveguide, and supporting concrete block are dragged around the coast by speedboat. The team next had to wait for low tide so that the unit could land on the seabed.
Type: Photo
22 Jul 2019
Professor Shintake looks out to sea, on his way to install a new wave energy turbine in Onna, Okinawa.
Type: Photo
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