19 Apr 2016 - 09:48
In many plumbing and pipework systems in general, there are junctions and connections to move liquids such as water in different directions, but have you ever thought about what happens to the water...
Type: News Article
15 Apr 2016 - 10:54
3D printing today is linked with innovation. Every day more products are created through 3D printing, from tiny teeth to massive jet engines. Now, at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology...
Type: News Article
30 Mar 2016 - 06:51
In a world that is constantly changing and where new technology is continually emerging, universities are re-thinking their role in innovation and societal improvements. On Tues., March 22, experts...
Type: News Article
21 Mar 2016 - 10:13
Deep below the ocean’s surface are hydrothermal vent fields, or submarine hot springs that can reach temperatures of up to 400 °C....
Type: News Article
12 Feb 2016 - 11:36
One of goals of the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) is to foster collaboration between different disciplines. Recently, OIST scientists combined techniques from...
Type: News Article
15 Jan 2016 - 02:02
Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) reconstructed the 3D structure of one of the proteins of Plasmodium falciparum, the causative agent of malaria and the...
Type: Press release
25 Dec 2015 - 15:37
Diabetes is one of the leading causes of death. Patients with type 1 diabetes have their insulin secreting cells destroyed by the immune system and require daily insulin injections. Pancreatic islet...
Type: News Article
4 Dec 2015 - 16:24
Recent research has shown that the cells in our bodies teeter on the brink of death. They possess intricate molecular mechanisms that promote either suicide or survival. The concept is known as...
Type: News Article
2 Dec 2015 - 09:59
To spin out patented innovations from Okinawa and make the prefecture become self-sustaining, the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University in Onna Village launched a new...
Type: Media Links
26 Nov 2015 - 08:30
Yin and Yang, Venus and Mars, the Moon and the Sun, however you want to describe it, becoming a female or a male can make a big difference in your life, and not just for human beings. Dr. Misato O....
Type: News Article
20 Nov 2015 - 18:01
The Food Action Nippon Award is given to businesses and organisations that promote Japanese food and increase Japan’s food self-sufficiency.  On 19 November 2015, the “Nutraceutical Rice Project...
Type: News Article
2 Nov 2015 - 16:14
Helium usually reminds people of colorful gas balloons. However, helium is much more than the filling for these children’s treats.  It also helps quantum physicists to study the most exotic and...
Type: News Article
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