May 2014

OIST in the Economist
OIST research on using robots to model the evolution of mating strategies was featured as the lead science article in the April 26th 2014 issue of The Economist.
Look Who’s Evolving Now: Using Robots to Study Evolution

Look Who’s Evolving Now: Using Robots to Study Evolution

OIST researchers use robots to study the evolution of mating strategies.

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Prof. Tsumoru Shintake Awarded Gersch Budker Prize

The European Physical Society (EPS) announced on March 20 that this year’s Gersch Budker Prize will go to OIST Professor Tsumoru Shintake.

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Seeking the Causes of Hyperactivity

In a recent paper, the Cell Signal Unit reported that mice, lacking an intracellular trafficking protein called LMTK3, are hyperactive.

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New Findings to Help Extend High Efficiency Solar Cells’ Lifetime

Prof. Qi and colleagues have discovered one cause of degradation for high-efficiency solar cells, research that can lead to extending the solar cell’s lifetime.

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Ken Peach Joins OIST as Interim Dean for Faculty Affairs

Dr. Peach, an experienced and very engaged member of the OIST Board of Councilors, accepted the opportunity to become Interim Dean of Faculty Affairs.

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In the Flow: Studying Turbulence

OIST’s new experimental set-up aims to unite science and technology in the study of turbulence.

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