23 Feb 2018
A small rectangle of pink glass, about the size of a postage stamp, sits on Professor Amy Shen’s desk. Despite its outwardly modest appearance, this little glass slide has the potential to...
Type: News Article
16 Feb 2018
A pile of dead wood, leaf litter and soil might look like garden waste to us. But to termites, it’s a nutritious lunch. Termites are among the rare organisms that can feed on wood. This remarkable...
Type: Press release
8 Feb 2018
  Dr. Hidehito Adaniya (49), who was born in Miyako, studied in the US and is currently working at OIST for developing a new electron microscope, gave a lecture at Junku-Do bookstore in Naha on...
Type: Media Links
8 Feb 2018
To understand Izumi Fukunaga’s work, it helps to appreciate a glass of red wine with cheese. Imagine the way a certain vintage is offset by a blue cheese versus a camembert, for instance. This, more...
Type: News Article
1 Feb 2018
Anyone who has ever turned on a tap knows something about fluid dynamics. Whether a fluid is flowing through household plumbing or industrial oil and gas pipelines, when it runs slowly its flow is...
Type: News Article
23 Jan 2018
A bowl of water sprinkled with pepper flakes sits ready on Mahesh Bandi’s kitchen countertop. Bandi, a professor of physics at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (...
Type: News Article
16 Jan 2018
Electronic devices are getting smaller and smaller. Early computers filled entire rooms. Today you can hold one in the palm of your hand. Now the field of molecular electronics is taking...
Type: News Article
22 Dec 2017
By Tomohiko Teruya On December 28th, Veritas Quartet Concert, of which performance I have been waiting for a long time, is finally to be held in Naha.  Though not widely known, Veritas Quartet...
Type: Media Links
20 Dec 2017
Imagine trying to defeat an army of invaders that can double its population size every twenty minutes. This is what the human body is facing when it becomes infected with a harmful strain of...
Type: News Article
15 Dec 2017
By Shizuka Shimabukuro Our unit has been working on ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) research on children, and I myself particularly have been working on development of efficient...
Type: Media Links
11 Dec 2017
The inside of an electron microscope, which requires vacuum levels similar to those encountered in outer space, can be an extremely inhospitable place for organic materials. Traditionally, life...
Type: News Article
5 Dec 2017
OIST Artificial Intelligence Art and Aesthetics Exhibition Can sense of beauty be cultivated in AI?  Can AI autonomously create art works? At Onna Village in Okinawa, OIST Artificial...
Type: Media Links
Subscribe to Mari Takenouchi