30 Aug 2016 - 18:12
When looking at bacteria, you typically see also flagella: long hairs that protrudes from the bacteria’s body. The key function of the flagella is movement – what scientists call ‘motility’. The...
Type: News Article
3 Aug 2016 - 11:46
Okinawa Prefecture decided to request for the Okinawa-related budget in the 300 billion yen range for FY2017. Separate from the Okinawa promotion budget, the prefecture will also ask that the funding...
Type: Media Links
26 Jul 2016 - 21:00
Our eyes are constantly moving, whether we notice or not. They jump from one focus point to another and even when we seem to be focused on one point, the eyes continue to reflexively move. These...
Type: News Article
6 Jul 2016 - 15:27
Finding new and effective ways to create alcohols and esters is a constant target in chemistry, as these substances are important industrial compounds and feedstocks – the raw materials from which...
Type: News Article
23 Jun 2016 - 13:32
Coral cannot survive on its own for long. It needs to create a ...
Type: News Article
16 Jun 2016 - 10:42
In quantum mechanics, physicists study tiny single particles –photons, electrons – and usually only a small number of them at a time. Sometimes, these particles behave like waves which gives them...
Type: News Article
2 Jun 2016 - 14:55
Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) often display behaviours that are inappropriate for the situation in which they are in. They might move around in the classroom during a...
Type: News Article
31 May 2016 - 14:30
There is more to the food that you eat than you might expect. Have you ever thought about the components in the food that you have for dinner? Or what foods might help you to age more healthily?...
Type: News Article
25 May 2016 - 16:24
The detection of carbon monoxide (CO) in the air is a vital issue, as CO is a poisonous gas and an environmental pollutant. CO typically derives from the incomplete combustion of carbon-based fuels,...
Type: News Article
20 May 2016 - 09:40
Electricity plays a key role in cell studies, but practical issues linked with the shape of the laboratory cultureware have troubled this research. Laboratory cultureware are the plastic containers...
Type: News Article
18 May 2016 - 16:09
There is an important difference between knowing something, and being able to prove something. Even in science, there are ideas that everyone shares, but no one can prove. The link between disorder...
Type: News Article
20 Apr 2016 - 10:39
OIST welcomes new Assistant Professor Hiroshi Watanabe, who leads the new Evolutionary Neurobiology unit, which works to understand how neurons and the...
Type: News Article
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