12 Apr 2013
Dr. Lecroq now spends her time in front of the computer, staring at magnified ant heads.
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19 Dec 2012
While conducting research for the global stage is one of OIST’s main objectives, giving back to the local Okinawan community is equally important to the university and its researchers. In an effort...
Type: News Article
A future scientist?
19 Dec 2012
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A Colony of Ants
19 Dec 2012
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Odontomachus simillimus
12 Jul 2012
  Ants of the genus Odontomachus (depicted here) are famous for their 'trap-jaw' mandibles which close at incredible speeds.  In addition to being a potent weapon, the jaws generate so much...
Type: Photo
Pheidole pegasus
9 Jul 2012
This rare species of Pheidole, discovered in 2008, is only found on two small Pacific Islands.  The function of the exaggerated spines is unknown, but has evolved independently several times...
Type: Photo
8 Jul 2012
The two members of OIST’s newest research group, the Biodiversity and Biocomplexity Unit, had extra cause to celebrate when the Lab 2 building...
Type: News Article
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