9 Nov 2016
OIST is proud to announce that five new faculty members have joined the university. Prof. Yasha Neiman, Prof. Izumi Fukunaga, Prof. Yejun Feng, Prof. Thomas Bourguignon and Prof. Marylka...
Type: News Article
2 Nov 2016
During his notable trip to the Galápagos Islands, Charles Darwin collected several mockingbird specimens on different islands in the region.  He later discovered that each island only contained...
Type: News Article
21 Oct 2016
Professor Mitsuhiro Yanagida and Dr. Norihiko Nakazawa of the G0 Cell Unit
Type: Photo
21 Oct 2016
Cancer is a notoriously difficult disease to treat. Not only do a wide variety of cancers exist, requiring specialized treatments for each type, but cancer cells within an individual can morph and...
Type: News Article
20 Oct 2016
Millions of years ago, one species of frog diverged into two species. Millions of years later, the two frogs became one again, but with a few extra chromosomes. Such is the curious case of the...
Type: News Article
11 Oct 2016
Ever since J.J. Thompson’s 1897 discovery of the electron, scientists have attempted to describe the subatomic particle’s motion using a variety of different means. Electrons are far too small and...
Type: Press release
7 Oct 2016
Researchers from the Femtosecond Spectroscopy Unit. From left: Dr. Bala Murali Krishna Mariserla, Dr. Julien Madéo and Dr. Michael Man
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6 Oct 2016
From left to right: Prof. Noriyuki Satoh, Dr. Yuuri Yasuoka and Dr. Chuya Shinzato
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4 Oct 2016
With the high environmental cost of conventional energy sources and the finite supply of fossil fuels, the importance of renewable energy sources has become much more apparent in recent years....
Type: News Article
30 Sep 2016
Corals first appeared on earth nearly half a billion years ago during the Cambrian Period of the Paleozoic Era. The ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle categorized corals as zoophyta, or “plant-...
Type: Press release
20 Sep 2016
Suppose you woke up in your bedroom with the lights off and wanted to get out. While heading toward the door with your arms out, you would predict the distance to the door based on your memory of...
Type: Press release
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