17 Aug 2016 - 15:45
Coral reefs are delicate ecosystems, which are endangered by climate change and human activities. The restoration of these underwater environments is typically carried out by transplanting corals...
Type: News Article
9 Aug 2016 - 11:12
Mozuku is a unique Okinawan seaweed. Scientifically known as Cladosiphon okamuranus, this alga is popular in Japanese cuisine, and it has been farmed for more than 35 years. The cultivation of this...
Type: Press release
23 Jun 2016 - 13:32
Coral cannot survive on its own for long. It needs to create a ...
Type: News Article
31 May 2016 - 14:30
There is more to the food that you eat than you might expect. Have you ever thought about the components in the food that you have for dinner? Or what foods might help you to age more healthily?...
Type: News Article
10 Dec 2015 - 19:39
Full moon nights in summer are very special for corals. At 10 p.m., when water is around 24°C (75°F), Acropora digitifera corals in the southernmost part of Japan start to release their eggs and...
Type: Video
10 Dec 2015 - 19:37
Full moon nights in summer are very special for corals. At 10 p.m., when water is around 24°C (75°F), Acropora digitifera corals in the southernmost part of Japan start to release their eggs and...
Type: Video
17 Nov 2015 - 06:00
Mistakes Propelling Evolution As the 20th-century novelist Joseph Conrad famously wrote, “It’s only those who do nothing that make no mistakes, I suppose,” and Nature is very busy, so she makes lots...
Type: Press release
18 Sep 2015 - 11:10
A group of scientists from Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST), Nagoya University, and the University of Tokyo decoded the first lingulid brachiopod genome, from...
Type: Press release
17 Sep 2015 - 20:27
Lingula anatina: Lingulid brachiopods are regarded as one of the most primitive of brachiopods. Their shells do not have any locking mechanisms. These animals rely on complex musculature to move the...
Type: Video
13 Aug 2015 - 07:44
Imagine a skeleton-less creature with three hearts, with most of its nearly half a billion neurons distributed in eight tentacular arms. Each arm can regenerate like the mythical Hydra and has a mind...
Type: Press release
15 Dec 2014 - 13:42
New research published in the journal genesis, by Kenneth Baughman, Dr. Eiichi Shoguchi, Professor...
Type: News Article
26 Nov 2014 - 10:21
The deep ocean seems so remote that it is difficult to imagine any sort of human-generated change making an impact on deep-sea life. It is even more difficult to collect or examine evidence from the...
Type: News Article
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