23 Jul 2018 - 13:57
Fishes that remain cryptic or camouflage with their surroundings have larger optic tecta.
23 Jul 2018 - 13:50
Nocturnal fishes were found to have smaller optic tecta (relative to the rest of the brain) than those that are active during the day, even though their eyes are larger.
13 Jul 2018 - 14:04
Dr. Zdenek Lajbner is from the Physics and Biology Unit at OIST and also the lead author of the paper.
13 Jul 2018 - 13:58
Fruit flies were collected from two sites in Australia: a northern site that had a warm sub-tropical climate, and a southern site that had a cold temperate climate. The flies from the two sites...
13 Jul 2018 - 13:52
Fruit flies exhibit sexual dimorphism. Males are smaller, they have bristle on their forelegs, their abdomen is blunt, and their stripes meld together and become dark toward the back of the abdomen....
4 Jul 2018 - 18:29
Local artists perform the traditional Okinawan Wakashu Kuti Bushi dances.
4 Jul 2018 - 17:38
The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) proudly hosted STRINGS 2018, an annual conference on string...
Type: News Article
4 Jul 2018 - 17:34
Prof. Hirosi Ooguri, explains to the audience the vision behind the making of the movie The Man of 9 Dimensions for which he was the scientific advisor.
4 Jul 2018 - 17:31
From left to right: Prof. Jeffrey Harvey of University of Chicago speaks about the late Prof. Peter Freund, Prof. Micheal Green of University of Cambridge and Prof. Andrew Strominger of Harvard...
4 Jul 2018 - 17:20
Prof. Maldacena is one of the very few people working on wormholes. Wormhole solutions are difficult to construct, and even a theorem prohibiting those solutions exists.
4 Jul 2018 - 17:17
OIST President Peter Gruss welcomes the participants of the Strings Conference.
7 Mar 2018 - 11:45
Horacio Melo shows why Chile is becoming the new global hotspot for startups