14 Jan 2022 - 09:47
One of the largest species of termites against a small species. This image appeared in the press release "...
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14 Jan 2022 - 09:45
Termites are a type of cockroach that split from their sister cockroach group around 150-170 million years ago. Previous research suggested that, after this split, they very gradually got smaller,...
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14 Jan 2022 - 09:34
Research highlights Termites are social cockroaches that split from their sister cockroach group around 150 to 170 million years ago. A popular, yet previously untested, theory suggests that,...
Type: Press release
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
PhD student, Nadine Wirkuttis and Prof. Tani set up three experiments...
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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
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
Former postdoctoral researcher, Dr. Hendry Chame, physically interacts with the Torobo Humanoid. The video appeared in the news article...
Type: Video
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
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
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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9 Dec 2021 - 14:36
To commemorate 10 years since the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) was established, the university’s president Dr. Peter Gruss reflects on OIST’s connection to...
Type: News Article
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