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14. July 2016 - 11:07
A New Spin on Reality
OIST scientists predict the existence of a new kind of spin liquid.
about A New Spin on Reality
6. July 2016 - 15:27
One Reaction, Two Results, Zero Waste
From a single ester, the same chemical process can create either an alcohol or multiple esters by slightly tweaking the reaction conditions.
about One Reaction, Two Results, Zero Waste
4. July 2016 - 13:27
Can a Next-generation Supercomputer Reveal How the Brain Works?
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.
about Can a Next-generation Supercomputer Reveal How the Brain Works?
29. June 2016 - 10:21
At the Droplet of a Hat: Capturing Mixable Liquid Interaction
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.
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23. June 2016 - 13:32
Preparing for a New Relationship: Coral and Algae Interactions Explored
Changes in gene expression were found when coral and algae begin to interact.
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16. June 2016 - 10:42
Scaling up Quantum Technologies: The Rare Case When 1+1 Is Just 2
A technique to control two particles, rather than just one, by using quantum tunnelling has been described.
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13. June 2016 - 10:33
New 'Ukidama' Nanoparticle Structure Revealed
A unique structure of copper-silver nanoparticles has been identified that resemble the Japanese glass fishing floats called ukidama.
about New 'Ukidama' Nanoparticle Structure Revealed
9. June 2016 - 10:48
Ancient Ants Leaving a Modern Trail
Past land connections, as well as current climate, are shown to be of primary importance in determining ant diversity patterns.
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2. June 2016 - 14:55
The Rules of the Game for Children with ADHD
Researchers use a game-based experiment to understand how children with ADHD react to changing situations.
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31. May 2016 - 14:30
The Science on Your Plate
OIST holds food science symposium and bazaar to shed light about what is really on your plate.
about The Science on Your Plate
26. May 2016 - 9:59
Understanding Your Bacteria
New insight into bacterial cell division could lead to advancements in the fight against harmful bacteria.
about Understanding Your Bacteria
25. May 2016 - 16:24
The Next Generation of Carbon Monoxide Nanosensors
Researchers propose a new method for building gas sensors that integrates nanowires on a micro-hotplate.
about The Next Generation of Carbon Monoxide Nanosensors
20. May 2016 - 14:53
The Sea in a Ceramic Plate
The exhibition Ishigaki Blue welcomes everyone at OIST with its beautiful shades of blue.
about The Sea in a Ceramic Plate
20. May 2016 - 9:40
Tampering with the Current in a Petri Dish
OIST team creates a simple and inexpensive insert that generates uniform electric field for tissue engineering and other cell studies.
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18. May 2016 - 16:09
The Proof is in the Pudding
Confirming the link between disorder and metastability in granular physics.
about The Proof is in the Pudding
17. May 2016 - 9:19
Unravelling the Costs of Rubber Agriculture on Biodiversity
A striking decline in ant biodiversity found on land converted to a rubber plantation in China.
about Unravelling the Costs of Rubber Agriculture on Biodiversity
13. May 2016 - 14:41
Dr. Jerome Friedman receives the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun Award
Nobel Laureate, professor, and member of the OIST Board of Governors, Dr. Jerome Friedman, receives the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun Award.
about Dr. Jerome Friedman receives the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun Award
12. May 2016 - 11:21
OIST Welcomes Professor Akihiro Kusumi
Prof Kusumi leads the Membrane Cooperative Unit.
about OIST Welcomes Professor Akihiro Kusumi
29. April 2016 - 10:24
New Fabrication and Thermo-Optical Tuning of Whispering Gallery Microlasers
OIST scientists have developed a new, simple and quick way to make any number microlasers on a single structure.
about New Fabrication and Thermo-Optical Tuning of Whispering Gallery Microlasers
27. April 2016 - 14:53
OIST Contributes to Kumamoto Earthquake Relief Efforts
Two staff from the OIST clinic went into the earthquake-hit region of Kumamoto Prefecture to provide medical support for evacuees.
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