23 Jan 2020
The copper mechanophore links two polymer chains together. When the polymer is stretched (force = F), the mechanophore glows brighter.
Type: Photo
23 Jan 2020
The scientists used a CCD camera to directly visualize the changes in brightness as the polymer was stretched and released. The false color red represents high light intensity and the false color...
Type: Video
16 Jan 2020
A topologist can’t tell the difference between a doughnut and a coffee mug – this is a well-worn joke in topology, a field of mathematics concerned with properties of geometric shapes which are...
Type: News Article
16 Jan 2020
Professor Dmitry Feichtner-Kozlov poses in his office at OIST.
Type: Photo
16 Jan 2020
Researchers develop a luminescent polymer that can quickly and sensitively detect stress.
Type: Video
15 Jan 2020
(Left: Flow in a pipe. At high velocities, the flow is turbulent, and at intermediate velocities, transitional. The transitional flow is a mix of eddying flows and laminar flows. The eddying flows...
Type: Photo
15 Jan 2020
(Left: da Vinci’s sketch of eddies in a turbulent pool. Right: schematic of the energy spectrum corresponding to the flow inside the marked region in da Vinci’s sketch.)
Type: Photo
14 Jan 2020
Over the last few decades, machine learning has revolutionized many sectors of society, with machines learning to drive cars, identify tumors and play chess – often surpassing their human...
Type: News Article
10 Jan 2020
The phase diagram reproduced by the machine. For comparison, the phase boundaries previously determined by the scientists without the machine have been drawn over the top.
Type: Photo
10 Jan 2020
The pyrochlore crystal structure contains magnetic atoms, which are arranged to form a lattice of tetrahedral shapes, joined at each corner.
Type: Photo
10 Jan 2020
Since the late 19th century, pearl aquaculture has been a revered industry in Japan, enabling widespread cultivation and commercialization of beautiful pearls. From a genetic and evolutionary...
Type: Press release
9 Jan 2020
Scientists at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have developed a light-based device that can act as a biosensor, detecting biological substances in materials...
Type: News Article
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