21 Dec 2011
Cells multiply by growing and dividing into two, following a regular pattern called the cell cycle. During the cellular division period called mitosis, chromosomes, which store genetic information in...
Type: Video
20 Dec 2011
“Scientific conferences habitually involve science specialists sharing information with other scientists in the same field. However, OIST’s interdisciplinary nature  means that alternative ways...
Type: Event Report
5 Dec 2011
“It’s mind boggling to imagine hearts pumping or the brain making decisions due to large groups of intrinsically unpredictable events,” says Assistant Professor Dr. Tatiana Marquez-Lago, who joined...
Type: Event Report
16 Nov 2011
Turbulent flows over walls experience frictional drag, the property of a flow that sets the cost of pumping oil through a pipeline and the drainage capacity of a river in flood, for example.  ...
Type: Photo
14 Nov 2011
The mention of quantum computers can seem like something from the realm of science fiction. However, according to research being conducted by Dr. Denis Konstantinov, OIST’s Associate Professor at the...
Type: News Article
7 Nov 2011
The looming energy concerns caused by diminishing availability of fossil fuels demands that nations consider alternative energy sources such as solar power. Assistant Professor Dr. Yabing Qi, who...
Type: News Article
4 Nov 2011
OIST’s Physics and Biology unit researcher Dr. Eddy Taillefer received an Excellent Paper award during the International Conference on Computer Engineering and Bioinformatics (ICCEB) held on 21-22nd...
Type: News Article
19 Oct 2011
The latest issue of OIST News, Issue No 12, published 15 October 2011, is here! It features Dr....
Type: News Article
17 Oct 2011
An amazing learning period occurs during the early lives of both humans and song birds. This period unfortunately disappears early in life and finding more about it could explain why learning a...
Type: News Article
15 Oct 2011
Okinawans are famous for their longevity. Many reasons have been proposed, one being diet. 99-year-old Kame Kina dances the Katcharsee – an Okinawan free style folk dance. Dr. Mitsuhiro...
Type: News Article
3 Oct 2011
By Juliette Mutheu OIST requires muscle strong enough to sustain its reputation as a world-class interdisciplinary research institution. By muscle it is not triceps or biceps, rather High...
Type: News Article
30 Sep 2011
Watch the movie. by Micheal E. Cooper...
Type: News Article
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