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...
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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
1 Jun 2021 - 17:20
Professor Evan Economo has been named a 2021–2022 fellow at Harvard Radcliffe Institute, joining an extraordinary group of artists, scientists, scholars, and practitioners who will learn from and...
Type: Press release
25 May 2021 - 14:00
The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (“OIST”) and Beyond Next Ventures (“BNV”) announced on May 25 a new partnership to...
Type: Press release
25 May 2021 - 04:00
Highlights Clownfish species develop their characteristic white stripes, or bars, during the process of metamorphosis Researchers have now discovered that the white bars form at different speeds...
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7 May 2021 - 14:06
As cases of COVID-19 in India surge to unprecedented highs, there have been fatal shortages in medical-grade oxygen. Professor Mahesh Bandi, down on the ground in Hyderabad, India, has now engineered...
Type: News Article
28 Apr 2021 - 09:00
OIST is pleased to announce that Hiroki Sawada, a first year PhD student, has been granted a scholarship by Softbank and the Japan Educational Exchanges and Services Association (JEES). The...
Type: News Article
26 Apr 2021 - 09:00
Highlights Researchers have successfully grown cells from the stony coral, Acropora tenuis, in petri dishes The cell lines were created by separating out of cells from coral larvae, which then...
Type: Press release
22 Apr 2021 - 03:00
Highlights Excitons are excited particles that form when negatively charged electrons bind to positively charged holes Researchers have now used cutting-edge technology to capture the first ever...
Type: Press release
19 Apr 2021 - 10:02
Dr. Hiroaki Kitano, adjunct Professor at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, has been named as a fellow of the...
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