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26 Nov 2015
Sex Determination in Ants
OIST researchers discover what makes ants male or female.
about Sex Determination in Ants
20 Nov 2015
Resistant-Starch Okinawan Rice Project Receives an Award
OIST Prof. Hidetoshi Saze develops a new strain of rice that helps to prevent lifestyle and diet-related diseases.
about Resistant-Starch Okinawan Rice Project Receives an Award
11 Nov 2015
Magnetic Monopoles: Crystal Clear
OIST’s physicist studies magnetic monopoles in spin ice crystals and explains why double layers of magnetic charges can be found
about Magnetic Monopoles: Crystal Clear
10 Nov 2015
More than 5000 people at OIST Open Campus
More than 5000 people, 350 volunteers, 36 science activities, 18 food stalls and 5 buildings adds up to OIST Open Campus.
about More than 5000 people at OIST Open Campus
2 Nov 2015
OIST scientist and collaborators have discovered that electrons become incompressible when trapped on the surface of liquid helium under certain conditions.
about Incompressible Electrons
30 Oct 2015
OIST Housing Project Reaches the Finish Line
The OIST housing project is completed, but there are already plans for more dwellings for OIST members.
about OIST Housing Project Reaches the Finish Line
29 Oct 2015
Receptors: It Takes a Dimer to Bind
OIST’s Prof. Ichiro Maruyama proposes a revolutionary new receptor model
about Receptors: It Takes a Dimer to Bind
28 Oct 2015
Ideas Start Here
The new OIST Conference Center welcomed event organisers on October 26th.
about Ideas Start Here
16 Oct 2015
OIST President Wins Particle Physics Prize
The American Physical Society has announced the recipients of the 2016 W.K.H. Panofsky Prize in Experimental Particle Physics.
about OIST President Wins Particle Physics Prize
14 Oct 2015
Silver: The Promising Electrode Winner for Low-Cost Perovskite Solar Cells
OIST researchers have identified a contributing factor to short lifetime in perovskite solar cells with silver electrodes
about Silver: The Promising Electrode Winner for Low-Cost Perovskite Solar Cells
8 Oct 2015
Tropical Ants in Europe
Comparisons of fossil and modern ant databases show where biodiversity changed and where it stayed the same.
about Tropical Ants in Europe
2 Oct 2015
Distinguished Scientists Join the OIST Board of Governors
Nobel Laureates Serge Haroche and Yuan Tse Lee and Professor Albrecht Wagner join the OIST Board of Governors.
about Distinguished Scientists Join the OIST Board of Governors
16 Sep 2015
Laser Ablation Boosts Terahertz Emission
OIST researchers are getting closer to the conquest of the “terahertz gap”.
about Laser Ablation Boosts Terahertz Emission
4 Sep 2015
OIST Welcomes New Vice President, Ali Ganjehlou
Architect with wide experience in construction internationally and in Japan joins OIST.
about OIST Welcomes New Vice President, Ali Ganjehlou
3 Sep 2015
OIST Welcomes its Fourth Class of PhD Students
On September 1, the OIST community gathered in a ceremony to welcome its fourth class of PhD students.
about OIST Welcomes its Fourth Class of PhD Students
27 Aug 2015
External Peer Review Completed
2015 External Peer Review Report states that OIST's "progress across all key measures of excellence has been outstanding”.
about External Peer Review Completed
26 Aug 2015
A Week of Exciting Science
Over 100 children spent five days experimenting with science, nature, and robots.
about A Week of Exciting Science
19 Aug 2015
Honey Bees Rapidly Evolve to Overcome New Disease
Scientists find bees can recover from destructive mites within a few years.
about Honey Bees Rapidly Evolve to Overcome New Disease
18 Aug 2015
Beyond Borders: Reaching Out to the International Press
Foreign science journalists train Japanese communications officers how to promote research to overseas media.
about Beyond Borders: Reaching Out to the International Press
6 Aug 2015
Pouring Fire on Fuels at the Nanoscale
Nanoparticles with armor improve energy harvests from fuel cells
about Pouring Fire on Fuels at the Nanoscale