24 Dec 2020 - 00:00
Research conducted in the Light-Matter Interactions for Quantum Technologies Unit at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology...
Type: Press release
7 Dec 2020 - 00:00
Say the words ‘carnivorous plants’ and images of monstrous, human-consuming vegetation spring to mind. In reality, carnivorous plants tend to be much smaller than their horror-movie equivalents and...
Type: News Article
12 Nov 2020 - 01:00
Climate change is causing hurricanes that make landfall to take more time to weaken, reports a study published today in...
Type: Press release
29 Jul 2020 - 10:45
For millions of years, remote islands have been hotbeds of biodiversity, where unique species have flourished. Scientists have proposed different theories to explain how animals and plants colonize...
Type: News Article
20 Dec 2019 - 09:40
From toucans to hummingbirds, the varying shapes and sizes of bird beaks show evolution in action. Beaks are versatile, allowing birds to eat, regulate their temperature, and sing; these survival...
Type: News Article
10 Dec 2019 - 13:18
In an extraordinary accomplishment, EF Polymer – a team of OIST entrepreneurs from India – emerged as the Carbon Tech champions in the...
Type: News Article
1 Oct 2019 - 14:57
Honey bee colony collapse has devastating consequences for the environment, the global economy, and food security worldwide. The culprits behind some of the destruction – parasitic Varroa mites – are...
Type: News Article
5 Aug 2019 - 11:59
How can humble honeybees help protect Okinawa's precious coral reefs?
Type: Video
14 Jun 2019 - 10:51
A bartender mixes familiar drinks that are sure to please their regular patrons, while creating fresh combinations to improve their craft and entice new clientele. Surprisingly, venomous snakes do...
Type: News Article
6 Nov 2017 - 17:00
In Okinawa’s thick, hot jungle and amid its urban sprawl, a collection of green boxes has sprung up in the past year. These monitoring stations are simple, yet they have the potential to remotely...
Type: News Article
6 Oct 2017 - 01:00
In the 1960s, rock climbers on Ball’s Pyramid, a small, isolated volcanic stack located in the Tasman Sea, discovered a treasure that would mark the beginning of an incredible story of survival. The...
Type: News Article
20 Sep 2017 - 11:46
Professor Tsumoru Shintake at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) yearns for a clean future, one that is affordable and powered by sustainable energy....
Type: News Article
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