10 Aug 2016
Creating and examining 10,296 mutants of a ribozyme leads to a better understanding of these widespread but understudied RNA molecules.
2 Aug 2016
Strong coupling in specific light-matter interactions, previously believed to be a quantum phenomenon, is explained with classical models and experiments.
1 Aug 2016
A new R&D site for sustainable living in hot and humid areas was inaugurated on July 28th, 2016.
27 Jul 2016
Researchers clarified the relationship between air exposure and enhanced electric proprieties in perovskite solar cells.
26 Jul 2016
Insight into how neurons in the cerebellum respond to rapid eye movements may provide clues for modern medical technology.
21 Jul 2016
systemsDock is a new, free on-line resource that makes screening for drugs faster and more accurate.
14 Jul 2016
OIST held inauguration ceremony for ocean side laboratory as a step in the development of an international marine science research hub in Okinawa.
14 Jul 2016
OIST scientists predict the existence of a new kind of spin liquid.
6 Jul 2016
From a single ester, the same chemical process can create either an alcohol or multiple esters by slightly tweaking the reaction conditions.
4 Jul 2016
OIST Professor, Kenji Doya, and collaborators at four Japanese institutes have received a MEXT Supercomputing Grant to simulate the whole brain network and to develop brain-like artificial intelligence.
29 Jun 2016
The spreading of mixable liquids into ‘droplet hats’ was observed for the first time, which could lead to insight into improving strategies for cleaning animals affected by oil spills.
16 Jun 2016
A technique to control two particles, rather than just one, by using quantum tunnelling has been described.
13 Jun 2016
A unique structure of copper-silver nanoparticles has been identified that resemble the Japanese glass fishing floats called ukidama.
9 Jun 2016
Past land connections, as well as current climate, are shown to be of primary importance in determining ant diversity patterns.
2 Jun 2016
Researchers use a game-based experiment to understand how children with ADHD react to changing situations.
31 May 2016
OIST holds food science symposium and bazaar to shed light about what is really on your plate.
26 May 2016
New insight into bacterial cell division could lead to advancements in the fight against harmful bacteria.
25 May 2016
Researchers propose a new method for building gas sensors that integrates nanowires on a micro-hotplate.