19 Dec 2012 - 13:27
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 - 13:26
Type: Photo
A Colony of Ants
19 Dec 2012 - 13:25
Type: Photo
Odontomachus simillimus
12 Jul 2012 - 09:19
  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
Biodiversity and Biocomplexity Unit Members
9 Jul 2012 - 11:00
Type: Photo
Pheidole pegasus
9 Jul 2012 - 10:17
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 - 10:14
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
Strumigenys nidifex: This species, only found in the Fijian islands, has powerfu
6 Jul 2012 - 16:27
This species, only found in the Fijian islands, has powerful mandibles it uses to hunt prey in the leaf litter. Credit: Eli M. Sarnat,...
Type: Photo
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