25 May 2020
A multi-disciplinary, international effort is underway to uncover and describe the molecular interactions involved in COVID-19. The ultimate goal is to provide the necessary research to find a cure...
Type: Press release
19 May 2020
Toothpaste, face creams, hair gel, mayonnaise, and ketchup are household items that most people don’t think twice about but, in terms of their flow behavior, they have unusual properties. They’re all...
Type: Press release
8 May 2020
In everyday life, matter behaves in a predictable, expected way. If you throw a ball, you assume it will travel in a certain direction and have a predictable recoil. What’s more, forces exerted on...
Type: News Article
21 Apr 2020
To look at how life evolved, scientists usually turn to the fossil record, but this record is often incomplete. Researchers from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (...
Type: Press release
20 Apr 2020
The number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise in both Okinawa and mainland Japan. Although guidelines about social distancing and self-isolating are important to adhere to, researchers from many...
Type: News Article
14 Apr 2020
Porphyromonas gingivalis is a major bacterial pathogen which leads to periodontitis, also known as gum disease. In Japan, 80% of adults aged 35 and over suffer from this disease. What’s more, P....
Type: Press release
9 Apr 2020
Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) President and Chief Executive Officer, Dr Peter Gruss, has welcomed scientific research teams to the Institution’s brand-new laboratory – Lab 4 –...
Type: News Article
7 Apr 2020
Globally, human society is aging. A side-effect of this is that age-related disorders, such as frailty, are becoming increasingly common. Frailty includes, not only physical disabilities, but also a...
Type: Press release
31 Mar 2020
If you see people walking down a street and coming to a junction, it’s difficult to predict which direction they might take. But, if you see people sitting in separate boats, floating down a stream,...
Type: News Article
27 Mar 2020
Our body’s ability to detect disease, foreign material, and the location of food sources and toxins is all determined by a cocktail of chemicals that surround our cells, as well as our cells’ ability...
Type: News Article
4 Mar 2020
The Board of Governors oversees the implementation of business conducted by the OIST School Corporation. It consists of world-renowned scientists,...
Type: News Article
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