16 Jan 2020
A topologist can’t tell the difference between a doughnut and a coffee mug – this is a well-worn joke in topology, a field of mathematics concerned with properties of geometric shapes which are...
Type: News Article
16 Jan 2020
Professor Dmitry Feichtner-Kozlov poses in his office at OIST.
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14 Jan 2020
Over the last few decades, machine learning has revolutionized many sectors of society, with machines learning to drive cars, identify tumors and play chess – often surpassing their human...
Type: News Article
10 Jan 2020
The phase diagram reproduced by the machine. For comparison, the phase boundaries previously determined by the scientists without the machine have been drawn over the top.
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10 Jan 2020
The pyrochlore crystal structure contains magnetic atoms, which are arranged to form a lattice of tetrahedral shapes, joined at each corner.
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10 Jan 2020
Since the late 19th century, pearl aquaculture has been a revered industry in Japan, enabling widespread cultivation and commercialization of beautiful pearls. From a genetic and evolutionary...
Type: Press release
9 Jan 2020
Scientists at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have developed a light-based device that can act as a biosensor, detecting biological substances in materials...
Type: News Article
8 Jan 2020
The fMRI machine located in the IDOR imaging suite. fMRI is used to indirectly detect increased neuronal activity in an area of the brain by measuring higher levels of oxygenated to deoxygenated...
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8 Jan 2020
When the slot machine showed Cue A – the Japanese character み (mi) – participants received money 66% of the time. When the slot machine showed Cue B – the Japanese character そ (so) – the participants...
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8 Jan 2020
The red points show the regions examined in the striatum. The researchers calculated correlations between these striatal regions and the medial prefrontal cortex regions shown as blue points.
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8 Jan 2020
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurobiological disorder characterized by symptoms of hyperactivity, inattention and impulsivity. People with the condition are often prescribed a...
Type: News Article
8 Jan 2020
Left: Photothermal maps of a microbubble resonator, both out-of-focus (top), and in-focus (bottom). Scale bars 20μm.  Right: Optical micrographs of two microbubble resonators with different...
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