24 Dec 2020 - 00:00
Microplastics – tiny pieces of plastic – were found in all six areas sampled around Okinawa. These samples were analyzed at a lab in OIST, which revealed the size and molecular makeup of the plastics...
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16 Dec 2020 - 16:05
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15 Dec 2020 - 00:00
The small, round circles in this image are synaptic vesicles (SV). SVs store neurotransmitters and release them upon electrical stimulation. They work to ensure that information is transferred...
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14 Dec 2020 - 00:00
Professor Hiroki Takahashi in his lab at OIST.
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10 Dec 2020 - 10:45
From left to right (top): Simon Hall, Toshinori Matsui, Yuuki Guzmán, Shutaro Omine, Misaki Takabayashi. From left to right (bottom): Kozue Higashionna, Hanako Adachi, Kanako Aono, Hiromu Josha.
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8 Dec 2020 - 14:14
"Da Bomb Diggity Shell Ginger” The increasing importance of alcohol-based disinfectants in the COVID-19 pandemic led to a project to verify the antibacterial action of shell ginger. The research...
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8 Dec 2020 - 14:11
“Modeling Water Exchange Game and Utilization for Education on the Prevention of Infectious Diseases Education” Through simulations of the water exchange game, which is used to educate about...
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8 Dec 2020 - 14:02
“Development of Heat Stroke Countermeasure Drink” The team developed an effective anti-heat stroke drink, which is a mixed solution of Miyako Island's specialty products such as Yukishio salt and...
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8 Dec 2020 - 13:59
"What Kind of Influence Does Photocatalyst Have on the Growth of Sea Grapes?” The project aimed to establish indoor cultivation methods for sea grapes. The team verified that adding titanium dioxide...
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8 Dec 2020 - 13:52
“Development of a Rough Roads Transport System Using Movement Methods of African Snail (Achatina fulica).” The research focuses on the unique movement methods of the African snail, which allow for...
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8 Dec 2020 - 11:24
Some of the teams prepared for their presentations for more than six months, summarizing their research and practicing their delivery in unfamiliar English. For the participants, immersing themselves...
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7 Dec 2020 - 00:00
Prof. David Armitage
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