3 Oct 2022 - 20:13
October 3 – Okinawa, Japan – The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) is proud to announce that Svante Pääbo, an Adjunct Professor at OIST and Director of the Max Planck Institute of...
Type: Press release
19 May 2022 - 13:20
On April 14, 2022, Dr. Svante Pääbo, who leads the OIST Human Evolutionary Genomics Unit as an Adjunct Professor, received the Japan Prize...
Type: News Article
25 Apr 2022 - 13:30
Joint Press Relase Tokyo & Okinawa, Japan, April 25, 2022 – Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) and Corundum Systems Biology Inc., headquartered in Tokyo, have...
Type: Press release
15 Feb 2022 - 14:00
【Joint Press Release by Hiroshima University】 A group of Japanese and American researchers found that the Ptychodera flava, a worm-like marine organism capable of regenerating its entire head or...
Type: Press release
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
25 Oct 2021 - 16:49
Highlights Mangrove trees live in harsh environments and have evolved a remarkable resilience to stress Researchers have now decoded the genome of the mangrove tree, Bruguiera gymnorhiza, which...
Type: Press release
14 Sep 2021 - 01:00
Highlights Kuruma shrimp are an economically important species in Asia and considered a delicacy in Japan, where a large shrimp farming industry has been established. Despite its importance, very...
Type: Press release
29 Jun 2021 - 18:00
Highlights Bobtail and bottletail squids are tiny marine invertebrates that are found throughout the world’s oceans and are useful model animals for research There are 68 recognized species of...
Type: Press release
30 Mar 2021 - 04:00
Highlights Venoms are a mixture of proteins that animals have weaponized for prey capture and self defense New research has found that snakes and mammals share a set of genes that have similar...
Type: Press release
22 Mar 2021 - 12:00
To a biologist who lived a few centuries ago, the biological world may have seemed confusingly diverse. Other than the fact of being alive, what did bacteria or a bonsai tree have in common with a...
Type: News Article
17 Feb 2021 - 02:30
Highlights New research has found that a group of genes that reduces the risk of developing severe COVID-19 by around 20% is inherited from Neanderthals These genes, located on chromosome 12,...
Type: Press release
15 Oct 2020 - 09:00
In 1998, ocean temperatures soared, and the world experienced its first significant coral bleaching event. From the Great Barrier Reef to Indonesia to Central America, corals turned white and ghostly...
Type: Press release
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