Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology

A new approach to quantum gravity

In this study, scientists reports a new approach to quantum gravity using a model that more closely matches our reality

Half moons and pinch points: Same physics, different energy

At the point when physicists send neutrons shooting through a frustrated magnet, the particles spray out the opposite side in signature patterns. The structures...

Scientists identified three sub-types of depression

In a recent study by the scientists at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have analyzed three subtypes of depression. This...

The evolution of gut defense

Scientists at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have mapped the transformative journey of how animal guts have advanced to shield themselves...

Chips, light and coding moves the front line in beating bacteria

Our immune system is consistently fighting against bacteria. Now, this consistent fight against bacteria has taken a new move with the announcement of a tool....

Scientists decoded the mysteries of Okinawan Habu venom

Habu snakes, which are more often found in Okinawa, have 3 species. Two of these species have been introduced and one is native to the...

Bigger eyes but reduced brain power in nocturnal fishes

Coral reefs buzz with movement all day and all night. As the day-dynamic fishes withdraw at dusk, the night-dynamic or nocturnal fishes wander out...

Study demonstrates impact of temperature on mitochondrial DNA evolution

Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) is usually passed down from one generation to the next only through the mother. Researchers have long assumed that variations in...

Glass bubbles boost nanoparticle detection

Scientists at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have developed a technology that enlightens some of the smallest particles to detect their...

Polarization has strong impact on electrons, study

One phenomenon in Physics has demonstrated particularly astounding: how electrons move affected by captivated electromagnetic waves. Polarization happens when waves, for example, electromagnetic or light...