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29. March 2018 - 14:31
New Math Bridges Holography and Twistor Theory
A new perspective bridges two approaches to understanding quantum gravity.
about New Math Bridges Holography and Twistor Theory
26. March 2018 - 14:24
Remake, Refill, Reuse: Recycling at the Synapse Revealed
OIST Researchers have shown that the speed of neurotransmitter recycling at the synapse is determined by the refilling speed of vesicles.
about Remake, Refill, Reuse: Recycling at the Synapse Revealed
19. March 2018 - 11:39
Science Challenge 2018
Students from around the world come to OIST and find the “Joy of Discovery”
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14. March 2018 - 10:22
Scientists Illuminate Mechanism at Play in Learning
New research illuminates complex molecular network involved in learning.
about Scientists Illuminate Mechanism at Play in Learning
7. March 2018 - 11:30
Science and Business: Turning innovation into enterprise
How can new scientific breakthroughs turn into successful business enterprises? A recent conference held at OIST aimed to find out.
about Science and Business: Turning innovation into enterprise
27. February 2018 - 13:12
Celebrating OIST’s Very First Graduates: Graduation Ceremony 2017
The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) held its inaugural Graduation Ceremony on February 24, 2018, to celebrate the achievements of OIST’s very first graduates.
about Celebrating OIST’s Very First Graduates: Graduation Ceremony 2017
23. February 2018 - 14:35
Nanomushroom Sensors: One Material, Many Applications
The Micro/Bio/Nanofluidics Unit at OIST has developed new innovative biosensing material for counting dividing cells and detecting biomolecules.
about Nanomushroom Sensors: One Material, Many Applications
8. February 2018 - 9:50
Some Wine with that Cheese? The Work of Professor Izumi Fukunaga
To understand Fukunaga’s work, it helps to appreciate a glass of red wine with cheese.
about Some Wine with that Cheese? The Work of Professor Izumi Fukunaga
1. February 2018 - 10:35
In the Pipeline: A Solution to a 130-Year Old Problem
A twist on a textbook physics experiment sheds light on a complex phenomenon in fluid dynamics.
about In the Pipeline: A Solution to a 130-Year Old Problem
23. January 2018 - 9:38
A Superficial Relationship: Soap on Water
New research shows with unprecedented accuracy what happens to liquid soap as it spreads on water.
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19. January 2018 - 15:21
Think Globally, Contribute Locally: Science that Matters
How should scientists contribute to global issues and the development of regional economies in this age of rapid globalization?
about Think Globally, Contribute Locally: Science that Matters
16. January 2018 - 15:43
Building Molecular Wires, One Atom at a Time
Researchers at OIST have found a simple way to construct and deconstruct molecular metal chains, atom-by-atom.
about Building Molecular Wires, One Atom at a Time
20. December 2017 - 14:34
Shining a Light on Bacterial Cell Division
OIST researchers have revealed new insights into the process of E. coli cell division, aiding the search for new ways to target bacteria with antibiotics.
about Shining a Light on Bacterial Cell Division
12. December 2017 - 10:27
Spirited Presentations by High School Students: 6th SCORE!
Okinawa’s high school students presented their excellent science and entrepreneurial ideas.
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11. December 2017 - 13:50
Water without Windows: Capturing Water Vapor inside an Electron Microscope
Scientists were able to demonstrate another way of viewing biological samples at high resolution.
about Water without Windows: Capturing Water Vapor inside an Electron Microscope
8. December 2017 - 9:51
Paper Heralds New Science Collaboration with Middle East
A new science initiative aims to connect Western and Middle Eastern communities.
about Paper Heralds New Science Collaboration with Middle East
5. December 2017 - 2:00
Worm Genomes Reveal a Link Between Ourselves and Our Distant Relatives
Decoding two worm genomes provides new insights into genetic similarities between distantly related animal groups.
about Worm Genomes Reveal a Link Between Ourselves and Our Distant Relatives
30. November 2017 - 13:26
Putting the Art in Artificial Intelligence
The Artificial Intelligence Art and Aesthetics Exhibition at OIST explores the future of machine art.
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27. November 2017 - 0:00
Taming Charybdis: Controlling a Vortex Using Polymers
OIST scientists were able to create and study a vortex in the laboratory.
about Taming Charybdis: Controlling a Vortex Using Polymers
21. November 2017 - 13:31
Record Attendance at the OIST Science Festival 2017
More than 5,300 people gathered for one of Okinawa’s largest science events.
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