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7 Apr 2015
Mysterious Desert Fairy Circles Share Pattern with Skin Cells
New finding may shed light on the unknown origin of fairy circles.
about Mysterious Desert Fairy Circles Share Pattern with Skin Cells
2 Apr 2015
Apply to a Unique Graduate Program
OIST's Graduate School launches a new admissions website for prospective students
about Apply to a Unique Graduate Program
31 Mar 2015
Typhoons Rain Away Wrath
A key missing piece in forecasting typhoon strength identified by OIST researchers.
about Typhoons Rain Away Wrath
30 Mar 2015
Shaping a Balanced Work Culture
OIST welcomes Dr. Machi Dilworth as the new vice president of gender equality
about Shaping a Balanced Work Culture
27 Mar 2015
OIST Welcomes its Vice President for Financial Management
Dr. Keiji Takanashi joins OIST as the Vice President of Financial Management. OIST will be well served by his wealth of experience.
about OIST Welcomes its Vice President for Financial Management
24 Mar 2015
Transforming Japanese Science Communication
About 100 people converged at OIST to discuss how to make Japanese science more visible to the world.
about Transforming Japanese Science Communication
18 Mar 2015
Science Challenge 2015
OIST hosted its first Science Challenge workshop on March 9-13 with 22 undergraduate and graduate students from Japan and abroad.
about Science Challenge 2015
18 Mar 2015
Light as Puppeteer
Controlling particles with light and microfibers
about Light as Puppeteer
11 Mar 2015
Dark Neural Patches
OIST researchers advance understanding of Parkinson’s disease.
about Dark Neural Patches
4 Mar 2015
Solar Cells Get Growth Boost
Growing film for use in solar cells under controlled conditions isn’t necessarily the best way. Ambient air grows better film, and it’s cheaper.
about Solar Cells Get Growth Boost
27 Feb 2015
Calling the Shots: The Brain’s Decision-making Structure
A key part of the brain involved with decisions and movement appears to operate like a traditional corporation.
about Calling the Shots: The Brain’s Decision-making Structure
17 Feb 2015
Energy Starts at Home
A new era of open energy systems is ready for launch
about Energy Starts at Home
12 Feb 2015
Getting in Shape
The Micro/Bio/Nanofluidics Unit at OIST studies in depth the physics behind liquid-liquid impact with varied temperatures to create non-spherical particles for use in industry.
about Getting in Shape
10 Feb 2015
Intimate symposia format strengthens OIST research collaborations
OIST hosts small-scale symposiums to share research as it happens.
about Intimate symposia format strengthens OIST research collaborations
4 Feb 2015
2015 Open Campus Welcomes Curious Minds Young and Old
Thousands of visitors enjoyed hands-on activities, lectures and demonstrations at the 2015 OIST Open Campus.
about 2015 Open Campus Welcomes Curious Minds Young and Old
30 Jan 2015
Pinholes are Pitfalls for High Performance Solar Cells
OIST researchers find tiny pinholes wreaking havoc with next-generation solar cells.
about Pinholes are Pitfalls for High Performance Solar Cells
26 Jan 2015
Sounds of Silence
Refined techniques in brain activity analysis in zebra finches yields interesting results about how vocalization works.
about Sounds of Silence
21 Jan 2015
Building 3 Construction in Home Stretch
Building 3 is nearly finished, completing the first phase of the university's development.
about Building 3 Construction in Home Stretch
15 Jan 2015
Going with the Flow
Computer simulations at OIST suggest new applications in industry by harnessing active microscopic particles in fluids.
about Going with the Flow
8 Jan 2015
Mary Grossmann studied microorganisms during three typhoons to figure out what happened to the ocean’s tiny creatures when the waters churn.
about Surviving Typhoons