13 Aug 2015
Imagine a skeleton-less creature with three hearts, with most of its nearly half a billion neurons distributed in eight tentacular arms. Each arm can regenerate like the mythical Hydra and has a mind...
Type: Press release
6 Aug 2015
There are no magic bullets for global energy needs. But fuel cells in which electrical energy is harnessed directly from live, self-sustaining chemical reactions promise cheaper alternatives to...
Type: News Article
Vidyadhar Singh, post-doc in the Nanoparticles by Design Unit at OIST and the paper’s first author
6 Aug 2015
Vidyadhar Singh is standing next to the advanced nanoparticle deposition system at OIST.
Type: Photo
30 Jul 2015
Churning raw milk sufficiently creates butter. Squirting lemon juice coagulates it into curd. These two phenomena are not as straightforward as they sound on the molecular level.  When milk is...
Type: News Article
6 Jul 2015
The Molecular Genetics Unit at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) is under new management. The Unit is now led by Daniel Rokhsar, an adjunct and visiting...
Type: News Article
22 Jun 2015
Article on joint research by the Brain Mechanism for Behaviour Unit, Neurobiology Research Unit and Physics and Biology Unit has been picked up by the following overseas media:...
Type: Media Links
OIST researchers who recreated a working corticostriatal network in culture
19 Jun 2015
Seated: From left to right, Marianela Garcia-Munoz, Professor Gordon Arbuthnott, Head of the Brain Mechanism for Behaviour Unit and Reuven Pnini.  Standing: From left to right, Eddy Taillefer,...
Type: Photo
19 Jun 2015
Mapping the human brain’s network of interconnections, known as the connectome is typically done with help from computational tools because recreating interconnections between different brain...
Type: News Article
28 May 2015
Latest research from the G0 Cell Unit, about the protein scaffold condensin has been covered by the following overseas media outlets:...
Type: Media Links
Researchers from OIST’s G0 Cell Unit who published the paper
27 May 2015
From Left to Right: Xingya Xu, Orie Arakawa, Mitsuhiro Yanagida, Norihiko Nakazawa,  Kenichi Sajiki, Alejandro Villar-Briones.  
Type: Photo
27 May 2015
Right before a cell starts to divide to give birth to a daughter cell, its biochemical machinery unwinds the chromosomes and copies the millions of protein sequences comprising the cell’s DNA, which...
Type: News Article
14 May 2015
Latest research from the Sowwan Unit, about gas sensing using nanowires has been covered by the following overseas media outlets:...
Type: Media Links
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