26 Jul 2021 - 19:00
Shiikuwasha have an important commercial value in Okinawa and are used to create many different products. Within Okinawa, Ōgimi and Katsuyama are the biggest citrus productive area in Okinawa. Top...
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26 Jul 2021 - 19:00
A shiikuwasha flower photographed in Ōgimi, Okinawa. The researchers found that this well-known plant is both a hybrid and a clone. Credit: Dr. Chikatoshi Sugimoto. Image appeared in the press...
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26 Jul 2021 - 19:00
Highlights Citrus fruits from the mandarin family have important commercial value but how their diversity arose has been something of a mystery Researchers analyzed the genomes of the East Asian...
Type: Press release
29 Jun 2021 - 18:00
Highlights Bobtail and bottletail squids are tiny marine invertebrates that are found throughout the world’s oceans and are useful model animals for research There are 68 recognized species of...
Type: Press release
29 Jun 2021 - 00:00
A photo of Euprymna brenneri, the new species of bobtail squid described in the 2019 OIST study. Photo taken by Jeff Jolly, a co-author of this study. The species was named after Dr. Sydney Brenner,...
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29 Sep 2020 - 12:27
Pteropods, or “wing-footed” sea snails and slugs, may be more resilient to acidic oceans than previously thought, scientists report. By digging into their evolutionary history, the research team...
Type: Press release
21 Apr 2020 - 00:00
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21 Apr 2020 - 00:00
To look at how life evolved, scientists usually turn to the fossil record, but this record is often incomplete. Researchers from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (...
Type: Press release
11 Dec 2019 - 19:00
“Cephalopods were the first intelligent animals on the planet.” This quote from Dr. Sydney Brenner, molecular geneticist and one of the founders of the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology...
Type: Press release
11 Dec 2019 - 19:00
A video of Euprymna brenneri, a newly described species of bobtail squid.
Type: Video
9 Dec 2019 - 10:33
A photo of Euprymna brenneri, taken by Jeff Jolly, a co-author of the study. The species was named after Dr. Sydney Brenner, who was President of the OIST Promotion Corporation from 2005 to 2011 and...
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