23 Dec 2021 - 10:00
Highlights A new study has found that venoms found in snakes and mammals share a common origin Researchers traced the origin of a class of toxins, called kallikrein serine proteases, to a...
Type: Press release
17 Dec 2021 - 11:45
Salivary kallikreins, like those found in mice, humans, and venomous mammals like shrews and solenodons, are closely related to toxic serine protease kallikreins found in venomous snakes. This image...
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13 Dec 2021 - 00:00
Earlier this year, Google Asia Pacific made an unrestricted gift of US$30K to support Professor Jun Tani’s research. The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) would...
Type: News Article
13 Dec 2021 - 00:00
Researchers from OIST’s Cognitive Neurorobotics Research Unit are using robots to reveal the underlying neural networks behind decision making. This image appeared in the news article...
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13 Dec 2021 - 00:00
A schematic showing the push and pull between the top-down and bottom-up pathway. The top-down pathway (in blue) represents one proactively acting on the world, whereas the bottom-up pathway (in red...
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13 Dec 2021 - 00:00
PhD student, Nadine Wirkuttis and Prof. Tani set up three experiments...
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13 Dec 2021 - 00:00
Former postdoctoral researcher, Dr. Hendry Chame, physically interacts with the Torobo Humanoid. The video appeared in the news article...
Type: Video
10 Dec 2021 - 16:28
FC Ryukyu and the Embodied Cognitive Science Unit at OIST launch a new partnership, ith the aim of using brain science to enhance the performance of professional athletes in team sports. From left to...
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10 Dec 2021 - 16:00
Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) and Ryukyu Football Club Co., Ltd. (FC Ryukyu) have today launched a new partnership, aimed at understanding how athletes’ minds...
Type: Press release
10 Dec 2021 - 02:00
A schematic of a perovskite solar cell, showing that the perovskite is nestled in the center of the cell. Absorption of solar light causes the electrons to jump to higher energy levels, leaving the...
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10 Dec 2021 - 02:00
The researchers conducted a time-resolved photoemission experiment to understand the role of each defect in perovskite performance. As can be seen in the graph on the right, the grain boundary...
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10 Dec 2021 - 02:00
Highlights Hybrid perovskites are promising materials for the next generation of solar cells as they combine the benefits of both organic and inorganic materials. Currently, the efficiency of...
Type: Press release
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