Science and Technology Group
22 Dec 2017 - 11:22
The weaving process, which is part of the long and complicated traditional production process of Basho-fu.
22 Dec 2017 - 11:17
Cultivation of Itobasho, a type of banana plant that is used to make Basho-fu.
22 Dec 2017 - 11:09
Magnified images of vascular bundles after traditional degumming in ‘Naha-u’, the outer part of the banana plant leaf sheath that is used to make Basho-fu.
7 Aug 2013 - 09:22
Research Scientist Dr. Garth Ilsley
6 Feb 2013 - 10:34
18 Jul 2012 - 18:25
One of the cornerstones of scientific research at OIST is the removal of boundaries between departments and fields: researchers are constantly intermingling, sharing their knowledge and tools with...
Type: News Article
18 Jul 2012 - 14:51
OIST's McDavis is using DNA sequencing to identify the skin on sanshin guitars. (Photo credit: Anya McDavis)
18 Jul 2012 - 14:28
One of a pair of bento boxes currently being restored by McDavis. (Photo credit: Anya McDavis)
18 Jul 2012 - 14:12
Anya McDavis, a member of OIST's Science and Technology Group, restores one of a pair of red bento boxes belonging to Okinawa's Yomitan Museum.