A new study of lens morphology through cell proliferation is helping to understand how complex biological structures form.
10 Oct 2014
In a cooperative effort with the local fishermen, OIST researchers are studying the population dynamics of Crown-of-Thorns Starfish.
2 Oct 2014
Jeong-Hwan Kim engineers a smart nanomaterial that rolls and unrolls in response to acidic or basic environments.
29 Sep 2014
Yohei Yokobayashi joins OIST to lead the new unit on Nucleic Acid Chemistry and Engineering in an effort to understand the applications of chemistry in biological systems.
17 Sep 2014
The way in which most multicellular organisms have been classified has been the same for more than a century. But new research is changing how we see classification, specifically among Chordates.
12 Sep 2014
New research by OIST researchers finds genetic mechanism that makes African midges invulnerable to harsh conditions.
22 Aug 2014
Researchers in the Neural Computation Unit used a new technique called optogenetics to examine the brain mechanism for controlling patience to obtain a reward.