2 Nov 2016 - 21:22
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
2 Nov 2016 - 21:03
Two different habitats seen in Australia: The Australian outback near Eulo, Queensland can be seen on the top and a eucalypt forest in the Brindabella Range seen on the bottom. Birds are evolving...
Type: Photo
28 Jul 2016 - 03:00
The dragons from ‘Game of Thrones’ have come to life in insect form. New ant species that appear dragon-like due to their large and...
Type: News Article
9 Jun 2016 - 10:48
It is thought that ants evolved about 150 million years ago and have risen to dominance in the past 60 million years. They are now everywhere and while they are not always welcome on your kitchen...
Type: News Article
17 May 2016 - 09:19
Rubber plantations are a rapidly spreading agroecosystem in Southeast Asia and they are likely to have profound impacts on biodiversity due to the disruption of the natural landscape. Therefore,...
Type: News Article
8 Mar 2016 - 19:03
The Biodiversity and Biocomplexity Unit examine how evolutionary pressures drive speciation and species richness using ants as a model. March 2016 Biodiversity and Biocomplexity Unit (Professor...
Type: Video
27 Nov 2015 - 12:29
Okinawa’s ant expert Mr. Hidetsune Takamine, who has been collecting ants in Okinawa for 40 years, donated his ant collection to OIST at a handover ceremony on November 26, 2015. Dr. Masashi...
Type: News Article
8 Oct 2015 - 10:21
“Imagine I could send an ecologist to Europe back tens of millions of years ago. Then, ask them to look at the ants and to tell me where they think they have landed… They would say South East Asia”,...
Type: News Article
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