15 Oct 2021 - 10:46
Highlights Obesity is an increasingly serious public health issue, but the underlying molecular causes are not fully understood Now, scientists have found that loss of the protein, XRN1, which is...
Type: Press release
5 Oct 2021 - 16:08
Highlights Scientists have discovered three new species of goby fish, two found in Okinawa and a third from Palawan in the Philippines Each species has a similar body form to known species,...
Type: Press release
17 Sep 2021 - 11:28
Highlights Turbulent flows are random, chaotic and occur across many scales, making them notoriously difficult to measure Scientists have now developed a new and improved means of measuring...
Type: Press release
13 Sep 2021 - 15:27
The latest OIST column in the Asahi Shimbun GLOBE+ is out now! This month, OIST science writer, Dani Ellenby, spoke to PhD...
Type: Media Links
10 Sep 2021 - 17:12
Highlights Researchers have identified 33 metabolic compounds that are linked to dementia Seven metabolites were found at higher levels in patients with dementia, compared to healthy elderly...
Type: Press release
9 Sep 2021 - 15:27
Highlights Scientists have imaged atoms on the surface layer of perovskite – a revolutionary crystal material that harvests light in next-gen solar cells The study reveals how chlorine, a dopant...
Type: Press release
1 Sep 2021 - 10:10
Undetectable to the naked eye, a microscopic world is bursting with energy.  Molecular motors chug along filament tracks to transport cargo around cells; molecules randomly bind and unbind with...
Type: News Article
26 Aug 2021 - 10:45
Summary Researchers have developed a new model that explains how turbulent puffs, like coughs, behave under different environmental conditions The researchers found that at environmental...
Type: Press release
14 Jul 2021 - 21:54
Highlights For the first time, scientists have seen stony coral cells engulf dinoflagellates – single-celled, photosynthetic algae that are crucial for keeping coral alive The researchers used a...
Type: Press release
13 Jul 2021 - 11:01
Highlights Researchers have conducted a global study on the effectiveness of recently established protected areas in preventing forest loss The study explores protected area performance by...
Type: Press release
15 Jun 2021 - 16:08
Highlights Scientists have developed a new method that improves dispensing of viscoelastic fluids – a vital process for circuit board production, 3D printing and other industrial applications...
Type: Press release
14 Jun 2021 - 15:13
Highlights Hurricanes that make landfall typically decay but sometimes transition into extratropical cyclones and re-intensify, causing widespread damage to inland communities The presence of a...
Type: Press release
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