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9 Aug 2016
Okinawa Mozuku – The Treasure Under the Sea
Scientists have decoded the genome of Okinawa mozuku, a seaweed with healthy properties that plays a key economic and ecological role.
about Okinawa Mozuku – The Treasure Under the Sea
22 Jun 2016
The Sound of Music: How the Songbird Learns its Melody
In zebra finches, the neurons associated with the memory of the father bird’s song have been pinpointed.
about The Sound of Music: How the Songbird Learns its Melody
29 Mar 2016
Scientific Secrets for Successful Aging?
Age-related differences in human blood metabolites identified.
about Scientific Secrets for Successful Aging?
26 Feb 2016
OIST and Misawa Homes Institute of R&D Partner to Create Sustainable Living
OIST and Misawa Homes team up to build an experimental eco-friendly home with the hope of bringing sustainable homes and communities around the world.
about OIST and Misawa Homes Institute of R&D Partner to Create Sustainable Living
9 Feb 2016
Turning the Volume of Gene Expression Up and Down
Scientists at OIST and the Janelia Research Campus have shown that gene expression in a fruit fly embryo can be accurately and predictably tuned.
about Turning the Volume of Gene Expression Up and Down
15 Jan 2016
How Malaria Fools Our Immune System
OIST researchers reconstruct the 3D structure of a malaria protein in combination with human antibodies
about How Malaria Fools Our Immune System
18 Dec 2015
Good News for Feast Lovers? Obesity-Promoting Genes Discovered
A deeper understanding of the genetic mechanism of fat burning
about Good News for Feast Lovers? Obesity-Promoting Genes Discovered
10 Dec 2015
New Theory of Okinawan Coral Migration and Diversity Proposed
OIST’s genome analysis of coral population leads to new findings about Okinawan coral reefs.
about New Theory of Okinawan Coral Migration and Diversity Proposed
19 Nov 2015
Our Closest Wormy Cousins
OIST and its collaborators have analyzed the genomes of two acorn worm species and found that approximately two-thirds of human genes have counterparts in the ancestors of these marine animals.
about Our Closest Wormy Cousins
17 Nov 2015
Mysteries of Bony Fish Genome Evolution
New computational tool and mathematical model open ways for further discoveries in animal genome evolution.
about Mysteries of Bony Fish Genome Evolution