16 Sep 2020
In everyday life, measuring temperature is pretty straightforward. But in the quantum world, which deals with the super small and the ultra-cold, determining how hot or cold something is starts...
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11 Sep 2020
Robust and widespread antibody testing has emerged as a key strategy in the fight against SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic. However current testing methods are too...
Type: Press release
9 Sep 2020
Researchers Professor Thomas Busch (left) and Dr. Thomás Fogarty (right) after finishing a day's work on ultracold atom theory.  
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8 Sep 2020
The wavelength of light absorbed by the nanospikes changes depending on its local environment. The principle is the basis for detecting the presence and quantity of antibodies which are bound to the...
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8 Sep 2020
The green arrows show the direction that the sample moves through the chip, due to the action of the syringe pump.
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8 Sep 2020
The antibody testing platform, developed by researchers from the Micro/Bio/Nanofluidics Unit at OIST.
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8 Sep 2020
Research conducted by the Computational Neuroscience Unit at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) has...
Type: Press release
8 Sep 2020
When a group of Purkinje neurons fire rapidly, loose synchronization occurs. This can be seen by the spikes occurring in groups at regular intervals (highlighted in yellow). When Purkinje neurons...
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28 Aug 2020
A protein that’s common throughout the body plays a key role in regulating glucose levels, says new research conducted in the Cell Signal Unit...
Type: Press release
28 Aug 2020
Mice lacking CNOT3 in pancreatic beta cells have fewer insulin-producing cells, leading to diabetes.
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28 Aug 2020
The researchers from the Cell Signal Unit at OIST. From left, Dr. Akiko Yanagiya, Dr. Dina Mostafa, and Professor Tadashi Yamamoto.
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21 Aug 2020
It’s probably quite easy to relate to. You’re in a lecture or meeting, avidly taking notes and engaged in the topic. You’re alert and aware of what’s being discussed, keen to absorb as much as you...
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