19 Nov 2015
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.
17 Nov 2015
New computational tool and mathematical model open ways for further discoveries in animal genome evolution.
18 Sep 2015
Ancient Marine Animal Is Evolving Genetically Despite Little Change in Appearance
13 Aug 2015
OIST researchers and collaborators have sequenced and analyzed an octopus genome, making it the first cephalopod to be decoded.
24 Jun 2015
OIST researchers identify the neurons that help adapt to changing environments
4 Jun 2015
In an effort to shape policy, new research goes into finer detail to see whether or not national parks are really effective in preventing deforestation.
5 May 2015
High-res genome catalogue captures long-distance calls between DNA segments that may influence diseases
19 Dec 2014
Professor Tomoyuki Takahashi introduces a new way to measure the distance from voltage-gated channels to vesicles, and explains how this distance affects neural signaling precision and efficacy.
17 Sep 2014
The way in which most multicellular organisms have been classified has been the same for more than a century. But new research is changing how we see classification, specifically among Chordates.
12 Sep 2014
New research by OIST researchers finds genetic mechanism that makes African midges invulnerable to harsh conditions.