9 Mar 2022 - 10:09
EF Polymer K.K., a green-tech company developed through the OIST Innovation Square Startup Accelerator Program, which is supported by Okinawa Prefecture, has...
Type: News Article
7 Mar 2022 - 15:59
OIST offers congratulations to our incoming faculty member, Professor Kae Nemoto, who has been decorated as an Officer of the National Order of Merit of the French Republic. Membership into the...
Type: News Article
18 Feb 2022 - 10:53
Interested in developing your own tech startup in Okinawa? OIST is accepting applications for FY2022 Innovation Square Startup Accelerator Program until February 20th 2022. Sign up at...
Type: News Article
10 Feb 2022 - 04:00
Highlights Researchers have developed a new toolbox, allowing them to image single astrocytes in the brains of awake mice at an unprecedented level of detail The study shows for the first time ‘...
Type: Press release
31 Jan 2022 - 22:00
Highlights Scientists have used strands of microscopic DNA to direct the self-assembly of hydrogel blocks that can be seen by the naked eye The hydrogel blocks are so far the largest objects...
Type: Press release
25 Jan 2022 - 13:00
Highlights Metal halide perovskites are a promising material for next-generation LEDs, but are currently limited by their instability One issue is the halide segregation problem, where the ions...
Type: Press release
19 Jan 2022 - 06:00
The latest OIST column in the Asahi Shimbun GLOBE+ is out now! This month, OIST science writer, Dani Ellenby, spoke to Professor...
Type: Media Links
12 Jan 2022 - 12:00
Highlights Scientists have discovered two new species of goby fish in Palawan, a Philippine archipelago which have been named Rhinogobius estrellae and Rhinogobius tandika The gobies belong to...
Type: Press release
23 Dec 2021 - 11:50
As 2021 draws to a close, it’s been another year of overcoming extraordinary circumstances caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the challenges, OIST’s researchers and students have published...
Type: News Article
23 Dec 2021 - 10:00
Highlights A new study has found that venoms found in snakes and mammals share a common origin Researchers traced the origin of a class of toxins, called kallikrein serine proteases, to a...
Type: Press release
14 Dec 2021 - 09:59
The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) is proud to welcome Professor Ben L. Feringa to its Board of...
Type: News Article
9 Dec 2021 - 14:36
To commemorate 10 years since the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) was established, the university’s president Dr. Peter Gruss reflects on OIST’s connection to...
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