25 Jun 2014
OIST researchers are developing a new drug delivery method using femtosecond lasers that allow tight control of drug release.
19 Jun 2014
X-ray micro-CT provides OIST researchers with the ability to visualize and take detailed 3D measurements of tiny structures, like the brain of an ant.
17 Jun 2014
OIST’s Ecology and Evolution Unit has developed a method to extract and sequence DNA from old and fragile museum specimens.
13 Jun 2014
OIST is welcoming Assistant Professor Julia Khusnutdinova to head a new unit called Coordination Chemistry and Catalysis.
5 Jun 2014
Professor Robert Sinclair is using mathematics in unusual places, like paleontology.
4 Jun 2014
Researchers in OIST’s Open Biology Unit are working on a physiological computer modeling platform called PhysioDesigner.
29 May 2014
A paper by Dr. Masako Nakamura of the Marine Biophysics Unit on the ecology of a deep-sea limpet called Lepetodrilus nuxon has been published in the Marine Ecology Progress Series.
16 May 2014
South African Ambassador Mohau Pheko gave the Nelson Mandela Memorial Lecture, “Can Science and Technology Promote Development and Democracy?” at OIST.
16 May 2014
Women technicians make important contributions to the research at OIST and their enthusiasm brightens up the research units.
12 May 2014
Using a technique to manipulate neuronal cell behavior, the Neurobiology Research Unit was able to show a behavior was dictated by a specific group of neurons.
9 May 2014
Transporting a nanoparticle all the way across the OIST campus from where it is synthesized to the electron microscope where it can be analyzed is tricky.
25 Apr 2014
In a recent paper, the Cell Signal Unit reported that mice, lacking an intracellular trafficking protein called LMTK3, are hyperactive.
21 Apr 2014
OIST’s new experimental set-up aims to unite science and technology in the study of turbulence.
15 Apr 2014
Dr. Peach, an experienced and very engaged member of the OIST Board of Councilors, accepted the opportunity to become Interim Dean of Faculty Affairs.
7 Apr 2014
Prof. Qi and colleagues have discovered one cause of degradation for high-efficiency solar cells, research that can lead to extending the solar cell’s lifetime.
31 Mar 2014
A new task force will address issues and implement changes with regard to gender equality at the university.
26 Mar 2014
On March 18-19, OIST hosted a video contest entitled “Why Science?” in which 23 contestants talked about their passion for science.
26 Mar 2014
Professor Hidetoshi Saze is leading a new research project to develop a new strain of rice that prevents obesity-related diseases.