Today, OIST held a ceremony to introduce "Sustainable Living Experiment House" & "Battery Changeable EV".
Professor Kitano has been interviewed by NHK Okinawa Television.
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The latest research by Prof. Evan Economo's Biodiversity and Biocomplexity Unit on the discovery of new ants species, named after dragons in the popular TV series "Game of Thrones," has been picked up by a number of media outlets, including prominent media.Read More
"OKEON Churamori Project - Okinawa Environmental Observation Network" of Economo Unit was introduced on the local news of OTV as a series of their documentary "Rivers and Environment" this Thursday.
This five-minute-long documentary extracts the main objectives of OKEON Churamori Project:
- Observe the change in enviroment by building database of insects;
- Establish the network of Okinawan communities such as high schools, universities and museums;
- Provide enviromental education to local children.
The Exhibition "Ishigaki Blue" which is currently being held in the tunnel was featured in NHK Okinawa's evening news on June 22.
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OIST's story "The Sound of Music: How the Songbird Learns its Melody," has been covered in the following media outlets:
Dr. Kenichi Sajiki has contributed a cinematic review to Ryukyu Shimpo.
He shared his feelings of "Okinawan strength" invoked by "Of Earth, Rain, and Fire（あめつちの日々）," a documentary movie of Master Yoneshi Matsuda, who is one of the masters of Kitagama, an Okinwan collective pottery kiln in Yomitan village.
"Nikkei Biothech" on the issue of June 13, 2016 covered the ongoing genome decoding project of Okinawa Mozuku (Cladosiphon okamuranus Tokida) conducted by Marine Genomics Unit.Read More
QAB News featured our "Ishigaki Blue" exhibition.
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Marine Genomics Unit's ongoing research, the sea cavier (Caulerpa lentillifera) genome decoding, was introduced in an article of Nikkei Biothech on the issue of May 16th, 2016.Read More
Dr. Friedman, contributing to the establishment and promotion of OIST, receives the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun Award
Dr. Jerome Friedman received local reporters during his stay in Okinawa after he received the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun Award. The Okinawa Television Broadcasting (OTV) news broadcast his interview and showed his contribution to OIST in its early days.Read More
Inspired by an interview with Prof. Mitsuhiro Yanagida (G0 Cell Unit), Nikkei Business Publications' reporter proposed ways to intake more antioxidant in order to keep readers young.
Prof. Yanagida explained about 14 age-related compounds in human blood based on his latest study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. He emphasized the importance of antioxident to stay healthy throughout our life.Read More
OIST's story "Liquid Spiral Vortex Discovered" has been picked up by the following media outlets:Read More
OIST's story, "How the Ant Queen Gets Her Crown: Uncovering the Evolution of Queen-Worker Differences" has been covered in the following media outlets:Read More
Our new article Dancing on Ice has been covered by overseas media:Read More
Our article Taming Oceans for 24/7 Power has been covered by Japanese media:
OIST's story "Scientific Secrets for Successful Aging?" was picked up by the following media outlets:Read More
Dr. Machi Dilworth, OIST's Vice President of Gender Equality was interviewed by "Science Portal", a website run by JST.
She talked about her experience as a female scientist and an administrator in science in the US and Japan.Read More
OIST recently hosted a photo exhibition by Mr. Shawn Miller "Nature Therapy" which drew not only visitors to OIST but also media attention. One such press coverage was by the local Ryukyu Broadcasting Company (RBC) , which was broadcast during its evening prime-time news program. You can watch the whole report on YouTube. Enjoy!Read More
During his visit at OIST last Sunday to this Monday, Mr. Shigesato Itoi, a well known copywriter and essayist in Japan received a good vibrations from OIST students. He writes his short essay "Today's Daring 今日のダーリン" everyday and today, he mentioned OIST in it. (Translation is provided below.)
His website “Hobo Nikkan Itoi Shimbun” (www.1101.com) is the most viewed “personal” website in Japan, hitting 1.5 million page views per day. His Twitter account has 1 million followers.
The story "New Ways To Construct Contactless Magnetic Gears" was covered by the following media:Read More