Enter the Gridworld: Using geometry to detect danger in AI environments
New AI safety analysis method could bolster safety in robots and autonomous vehicles, scientists reveal.
27 February 2024
Damage to cell membranes causes cell aging
A new study has found that mechanical damage to the cell membrane may induce cellular senescence in human cells.
22 February 2024
OIST’s Coral Project celebrates noteworthy achievements in its first year
Scientists and locals join forces for coral reef conservation in Okinawa, Japan.
21 February 2024
Nature’s checkup: surveying biodiversity with environmental DNA sequencing
Using DNA found in samples of seawater from the remote Ogasawara Islands of Japan, researchers have been able to gain valuable insights into the state of biodiversity in a unique ecosystem.
20 February 2024
Diving deeper into our oceans: Underwater drones open new doors for global coral reef research
Industry-academia partnership takes innovation in coral e-DNA monitoring to the next level.
15 February 2024
Deciphering the mysteries of cell division
The Cell Proliferation and Gene Editing Unit studies how cells divide, what can cause sickness within cells, and searches for new treatment targets for cancer.
14 February 2024
Making sci-fi healthcare with microfluidic devices and anti-senescence supplements
In the fifth installment of the OIST podcast series on the Global Bioconvergence Center of Innovation, DJ Nick Luscombe talks to Profs. Amy Shen and Keiko Kono about their work to create devices for research and discover the mechanisms of cell aging.
07 February 2024
The photo exhibition “Fascination of Science” launched at OIST
From January 30 to February 29, 2024, an exhibition combining science and art is being held at the OIST Tunnel Gallery
06 February 2024
Clown anemonefish seem to be counting bars and laying down the law
New research suggests that the fish may be counting vertical bars on intruders to determine their threat level, and to inform the social hierarchy governing their sea anemone colonies.
02 February 2024
New Rapid Prototyping Method for Microscale Spiral Devices
A team of researchers has achieved significant advancement in the field of microfluidics
26 January 2024
One World, One Health: The Global Bioconvergence Center of Innovation’s quest for sustainable solutions
Meet the team driving research and impact at OIST’s new center.
24 January 2024