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10 Jul 2014
On July 9, 2014, Dr. Yuuri Yasuoka1 in the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University’s Marine Genomics Unit, published...
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3 Jul 2014
The human brain is the most complex computer in existence.  Understanding how it works has been a scientific endeavor for centuries.  However, technology has only recently advanced to the...
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25 Jun 2014
Combining physics and neurobiology to tackle Parkinson’s Disease is research “I would never have been able to do outside of OIST,” says Professor Keshav Dani.  The Okinawa Institute of Science...
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17 Jun 2014
Members of OIST’s Ecology and Evolution Unit study a wide range of topics with the common thread of taking advantage of new technologies, such as next-...
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5 Jun 2014
Dinosaurs and mathematics do not seem like an obvious pair, but for Professor Robert Sinclair and his Mathematical Biology Unit, they are a logical match...
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29 May 2014
A paper by Dr. Masako Nakamura of the OIST Marine Biophysics Unit on the ecology of a deep-sea limpet called Lepetodrilus nuxon has been published...
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12 May 2014
A new paper published by OIST’s Neurobiology Research Unit identifies some of the neurons responsible for behavioral decisions in rats.  Using a...
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25 Apr 2014
The 60 trillion cells that comprise our bodies communicate constantly.  Information travels when chemical compounds released by some cells are received by receptors in the membrane of another...
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11 Apr 2014
A new paper by OIST’s Neural Computation Unit has demonstrated the usefulness of robots in studying evolution.  Published in PLOS ONE, Stefan Elfwing, a...
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7 Apr 2014
OIST’s Energy Materials and Surface Sciences Unit has made a surprising discovery about the degradation of solar cells that could help pave the way to...
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