Picture of a goby
14 Oct 2016 - 11:04
Picture of a goby
Type: Photo
Dr. Maeda teaches at the Onna-OIST Children's School of Science each year.
14 Oct 2016 - 10:58
Dr. Ken Maeda teaches at the Onna-OIST Children's School of Science each year. 
Type: Photo
30 Sep 2016 - 01:00
Corals first appeared on earth nearly half a billion years ago during the Cambrian Period of the Paleozoic Era. The ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle categorized corals as zoophyta, or “plant-...
Type: Press release
Corals lose their mouth structures when brachyury is inhibited. This figure depicts a coral embryo with fully functional brachyury on the left and a coral embryo containing the inhibited gene on the right. The yellow circle shows the area where the mouth structure is expected.
27 Sep 2016 - 14:52
Corals lose their mouth structures when brachyury is inhibited. This figure depicts a coral embryo with fully functional brachyury on the left and a coral embryo containing the...
Type: Photo
Figure 1: New technology allows for microinjection experiments using Acropora eggs. Dr. Yuuri Yasuoka developed a method to study Acropora eggs by using glass capillaries attached to a glass slide to trap the eggs when water is slowly removed. A small amount of water remains in the space between the glass pieces and immobilizes the eggs due to the surface tension of the remaining amount of water.
27 Sep 2016 - 14:46
New technology allows for microinjection experiments using Acropora eggs. Dr. Yuuri Yasuoka developed a method to study Acropora eggs by using glass capillaries attached to a glass slide to trap the...
Type: Photo
Spawning of Acropora tenuis, the most abundant coral in Okinawa
27 Sep 2016 - 14:36
Spawning of Acropora tenuis, the most abundant coral in Okinawa
Type: Photo
12 Sep 2016 - 12:52
On Saturday, August 27, Jun Inoue, a researcher in the Marine Genomics Unit at Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) received the Young Scientist Initiative Award...
Type: News Article
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
Underwater photo of the coral Acropora tenuis
17 Aug 2016 - 15:38
Type: Photo
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
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