17 Mar 2021 - 09:54
Dr. Yosuke Yamada works as a postdoctoral researcher in the Marine Biophysics Unit.
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3 Jul 2019 - 09:23
(Joint Press Release) Coral reefs are retreating from equatorial waters and establishing new reefs in more temperate regions, according to new research in the journal...
Type: Press release
25 Dec 2018 - 12:00
The islands of Okinawa are surrounded by magnificent coral reefs. However, in recent years changing climatic and anthropogenic conditions have left large stretches of these reefs damaged and...
Type: News Article
25 Dec 2018 - 12:00
(From left to right) Prof. Satoshi Mitarai, Mr. Po-Shun Chuang, Dr. Yuichi Nakajima and Dr. Nobuo Ueda.  
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25 Dec 2018 - 12:00
Several species of corals are maintained in a large tank containing seawater, such as these at the OIST Marine Science Station at Seragaki, Okinawa.  
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21 May 2018 - 10:01
An acantharian host and its symbiotic algae, shown in red, as seen under the fluorescent confocal microscope.
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21 May 2018 - 09:57
Zoological drawing showing the diversity of Acantharian planktonic hosts.
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21 May 2018 - 09:54
Margaret Brisbin, a PhD student in the Marine Biophysics Unit at OIST, holds a conical flask containing plankton.
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21 May 2018 - 09:38
Out at sea, a scientist holds a plankton sample up to the light and observes the shimmering contents. This sparkling spectacle is caused by thousands of microscopic organisms living at the sea...
Type: News Article
21 Mar 2016 - 10:13
Deep below the ocean’s surface are hydrothermal vent fields, or submarine hot springs that can reach temperatures of up to 400 °C....
Type: News Article
8 Jan 2015 - 13:15
It is no secret that typhoons are capable of churning the seas and wreaking destruction. But it is tough to examine what exactly happens during a typhoon, particularly in the ocean. The Okinawa...
Type: News Article
Plankton
7 Jan 2015 - 18:20
Researcher Mary Grossmann identified more than fifty thousand plankton images. This figure shows the diversity of her findings, including diatoms (c), radiolarians (d), copepods (f), isopods (g),...
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