19 Apr 2022 - 09:09
The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) has been selected to take part in a Global Scholars Program supported by the...
Type: News Article
12 Apr 2022 - 11:34
The latest OIST column in the Asahi Shimbun GLOBE+ is out now! OIST science writer, Lucy Dickie, spoke to Professor Emile Touber...
Type: Media Links
8 Apr 2022 - 09:33
Highlights Made famous through the popular film Finding Nemo, clownfish offer huge potential for scientific research. Now, researchers have pieced together a comprehensive genome of the false...
Type: Press release
6 Apr 2022 - 16:51
Establishing an effective mentorship is a two-way process, requiring effort and work from both the mentor and the mentee. Trust, responsiveness, and availability are key ingredients. Recognizing...
Type: News Article
4 Apr 2022 - 14:30
Highlights While octopus and cuttlefish are famous for their use of camouflage to match the color of the substrate, a third type of cephalopod—the squid—has never been reported displaying this...
Type: Press release
22 Mar 2022 - 09:00
Highlights It’s well understood that the presence of barriers can impact the underlying genetic diversity of a population, but these dynamics have not been thoroughly studied in small systems,...
Type: Press release
10 Mar 2022 - 01:00
Highlights Scientists have utilized a powerful and precise technique to image a unique particle, called a moiré exciton. Excitons are hailed as having the potential to revolutionize technological...
Type: Press release
15 Feb 2022 - 09:00
Highlights Researchers have simulated the growth of both porous and closed polycrystalline diamond films to help grow these films more efficiently in the lab.   These films, which have many...
Type: Press release
9 Feb 2022 - 10:00
The team behind GenomeMiner, a biotechnology start-up supported by the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST...
Type: News Article
3 Feb 2022 - 16:24
Highlights: Scientists have revealed that the genomes of marine invertebrates have been surprisingly stable across deep time. Over millions of years, random mutations cause sections of...
Type: Press release
14 Jan 2022 - 09:34
Research highlights Termites are social cockroaches that split from their sister cockroach group around 150 to 170 million years ago. A popular, yet previously untested, theory suggests that,...
Type: Press release
23 Dec 2021 - 16:00
Researchers from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have been monitoring the volcanic pumice that has been reported around the Okinawa coastline since mid-...
Type: News Article
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