30 Sep 2020 - 00:00
Since first appearing in late 2019, the novel virus, SARS-CoV-2, has had a range of impacts on those it infects. Some people become severely ill with COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, and...
Type: Press release
29 Sep 2020 - 00:00
Professor Timothy Ravasi, Principal Investigator at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University’s (OIST) Marine Climate...
Type: News Article
28 Aug 2020 - 18:00
A protein that’s common throughout the body plays a key role in regulating glucose levels, says new research conducted in the Cell Signal Unit...
Type: Press release
21 Aug 2020 - 01:00
It’s probably quite easy to relate to. You’re in a lecture or meeting, avidly taking notes and engaged in the topic. You’re alert and aware of what’s being discussed, keen to absorb as much as you...
Type: Press release
11 Aug 2020 - 10:00
Our memories are central to our identity. In many ways, they are the recording of our life. The ability to remember events, conversations, people, and facts forms a key part in how we respond to the...
Type: News Article
27 Jul 2020 - 10:00
Nanoparticles are tiny. At just 1/1000th of a millimeter, they’re impossible to see with the naked eye. But, despite being small, they’re extremely important in many ways. If scientists want to take...
Type: News Article
16 Jul 2020 - 00:00
Ocean plankton are the drifters of the marine world. They’re algae, animals, bacteria, or protists that are at the mercy of the tide and currents. Many are microscopic and hidden from view, barely...
Type: Press release
10 Jul 2020 - 00:00
Since featuring in the popular Pixar film, 'Finding Nemo', clownfish have become one of the most recognized fish on the planet. They are abundant in coral reefs around the globe and Okinawa is no...
Type: News Article
24 Jun 2020 - 09:19
Up until 40,000 years ago, we were not the only humans to exist. Neanderthals roamed across the steppes of Europe. Denisovans occupied Asia. There were ‘hobbits’ in Indonesia and at least three other...
Type: News Article
17 Jun 2020 - 13:56
We're all probably familiar with light-emitting numbers on alarm clocks and the fluorescence of emergency signs. These glow-in-the-dark features have been around for decades. They have many functions...
Type: News Article
25 May 2020 - 00:00
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 - 10:00
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
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