10 Sep 2019
  Devices smaller than the width of a human hair are key to technologies for drug delivery, semiconductors, and fuel production. But current methods for fabricating these micro- and...
Type: News Article
10 Sep 2019
Researchers from OIST’s Mathematics, Mechanics and Materials Unit, pictured from left to right: Stoffel Janssens, Eliot Fried, David Vázquez-...
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10 Sep 2019
This figure appears in the researchers’ study, published in Diamond and Related Materials...
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4 Sep 2019
Quantum computing harnesses enigmatic properties of small particles to process complex information. But quantum systems are fragile and error-prone, and useful quantum computers have yet to come to...
Type: News Article
4 Sep 2019
This figure, appearing in the article in Physical Review Letters, depicts a copper cell containing...
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26 Aug 2019
DNA sequencing technologies are indispensable in medicine, although having quick access to results has historically been a challenge. As part of a collaboration, researchers at the Okinawa Institute...
Type: News Article
26 Aug 2019
The DNA, enzyme, and other compounds needed for DNA replication are placed in a liquid and loaded onto the plastic chip (“fluid in”). Here, the DNA (“substrate”) sticks to the nanomushroom structures...
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26 Aug 2019
A researcher squirts reactants onto a tiny plastic chip, where the reaction takes place. A light sensor placed above the chip detects the reaction and provides real time results.
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19 Aug 2019
The natural world is full of complex molecules with important roles in living things. Such compounds can be useful as medicines — but they’re tricky to extract in large amounts. And while it is...
Type: News Article
19 Aug 2019
A scheme of the synthesis of spiro pyran polycycles (SPPs) taken from the study paper.
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19 Aug 2019
An example of a set of enantiomers of the spiro pyran polycycles (SPPs) reported by the team.
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9 Aug 2019
Silicon dominates solar energy products — it is stable, cheap, and efficient at turning sunlight into electricity. Any new material taking on silicon must compete, and win, on those grounds. As a...
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