27 Jan 2021 - 15:53
Highlights Perovskites are projected to be a game-changer in future solar technology but currently suffer from a short operational lifespan and drops in efficiency when scaled up to a larger size...
Type: Press release
26 Jan 2021 - 16:21
Marine looks out over the ocean.
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26 Jan 2021 - 16:20
Marine’s map of Ishigaki shows areas where they are gaps in the reef. These areas can intensify tsunami waves.
Type: Photo
26 Jan 2021 - 16:11
Marine shows her computer models.
Type: Photo
26 Jan 2021 - 16:08
A boulder deposited on the shoreline of Ishigaki by the tsunami.
Type: Photo
20 Jan 2021 - 09:00
Researchers looked at neurons within the basal ganglia, a part of the brain that, when damaged, can severely impact a person’s motor ability, making seemingly simple reaching-and-grasping tasks...
Type: Press release
20 Jan 2021 - 00:00
In this experiment, mice were trained to reach through an opening in their chamber and grasp a pellet (represented here as a present). Researchers were interested in whether inhibiting or exciting...
Type: Photo
20 Jan 2021 - 00:00
Inhibiting or exciting D1 or D2 neurons had different impacts on the mouse. The first clip shows a mouse with both D1 and D2 neurons working as normal successfully retrieving the reward. The second...
Type: Video
24 Dec 2020 - 00:00
Six areas around Okinawa were visited to collect samples for analyzing the marine microplastics – two were to the south of the island, two around the center, and two to the north.
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24 Dec 2020 - 00:00
In each of the six areas visited, the surface water was trawled for one kilometer, which filtered approximately 800 liters of water.
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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...
Type: Photo
24 Dec 2020 - 00:00
Across the six areas, plastic made up an average of 17% of all particles found in the samples. The area with the highest ratio of plastic was just off Nakagusuku in the south, where plastic made up...
Type: Photo
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