3 Feb 2022 - 16:24
Highlights: Scientists have revealed that the genomes of marine invertebrates have been surprisingly stable across deep time. Over millions of years, random mutations cause sections of...
Type: Press release
31 Jan 2022 - 22:00
Highlights Scientists have used strands of microscopic DNA to direct the self-assembly of hydrogel blocks that can be seen by the naked eye The hydrogel blocks are so far the largest objects...
Type: Press release
31 Jan 2022 - 22:00
The researchers used DNA to stick hydrogel blocks together in different ways, allowing them to self-assemble into structures and self-sort by color. This video was used in the press release, "...
Type: Video
31 Jan 2022 - 16:41
The hydrogel blocks disassembled when a second longer DNA strand was added that was a stronger match. The second strand therefore disrupted the bonding between the two DNA strands holding the blocks...
Type: Photo
31 Jan 2022 - 16:35
The hydrogel blocks were able to group themselves by color due to matching strands of DNA on their surface. This image was used in the press release, "...
Type: Photo
31 Jan 2022 - 16:32
The red and green hydrogel blocks were able to stick to each other due to base pairing between the matching strands of DNA on their surface. This image was used in the press release "...
Type: Photo
31 Jan 2022 - 16:29
Base pairing is a very specific process which can be used to design matching strands.
Type: Photo
25 Jan 2022 - 16:48
The researchers created a perovskite structure where 2-D layers of perovskite were linked by asymmetrical bridging molecules. This image first appeared in the press release,...
Type: Photo
25 Jan 2022 - 16:45
In the crystal structure of a metal halide perovskite, halide ions (small green balls) create an octahedral shape (pink) around a metal atom (dark red ball). In the middle of a group of four...
Type: Photo
25 Jan 2022 - 16:42
Researchers from the OIST Energy Materials and Surface Sciences Unit have created blue LEDs that use a new structure to enhance stability. This image first...
Type: Photo
25 Jan 2022 - 13:00
Highlights Metal halide perovskites are a promising material for next-generation LEDs, but are currently limited by their instability One issue is the halide segregation problem, where the ions...
Type: Press release
19 Jan 2022 - 09:14
The mask charger uses a jet of ions to re-charge and sterilize many different types of masks. This video was used in the Asahi Shimbun GLOBE+ article "...
Type: Video
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