6 Jun 2019
Scientists at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have created a nanomachine that can detect RNA sequences and signal their presence with fluorescent light. The...
Type: News Article
6 Jun 2019
An artist’s impression of Yokobayashi’s nanomachine. A trigger molecule of RNA causes the nanomachine to change its shape and provide a fluorescent light signal. The trigger molecule is able to act...
Type: Photo
29 May 2019
Relationships are complicated. There are boundaries, the unknown, and a lot of physics. Physics may not be the driving force for the relationships most think of, but they are in this case. A new...
Type: News Article
29 May 2019
PhD Student Han Yan in the Theory of Quantum Matter Unit at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) put a fracton model in...
Type: Video
28 May 2019
A hyperbolic lattice used by Han Yan in his most recent study. The lattice display pentagons changing their states collectively, which mimic gravitational forces.
Type: Photo
20 May 2019
SEEDs rapidly dissolve in water and are ready for drinking after just a few shakes.
Type: Photo
20 May 2019
SEEDs are easier to carry and less wasteful than traditional supplement powders.
Type: Photo
26 Apr 2019
An up-close look at the toxic fire ant that has invaded mainland Japan.
Type: Photo
24 Apr 2019
It was the summer of 2017 when fire ants made their landfall in mainland Japan. Two years later, reported detections of fire ants are only increasing across the mainland. The question isn’t if, but...
Type: Press release
16 Apr 2019
Translucent jellyfish, colorful corals and waving sea anemones have very different bodies but all fall on the same big branch in the animal family tree. Jellyfish actually start out anchored to the...
Type: Press release
12 Apr 2019
Publishing as first author is a notable feat. Recently, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) PhD student Sébastien Lapointe published a paper in...
Type: News Article
12 Apr 2019
The reduction of the stable Nickel (II) complex (left molecule) using cobaltocene as a reductant (middle molecule) to afford the reactive Nickel(I) complex (right molecule). Shown in the image are 2D...
Type: Photo
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