13 Jul 2021 - 14:15
A global study, conducted by OIST researcher, Dr. Payal Shah, estimated...
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13 Jul 2021 - 13:59
Deforestation is the removal of trees from previously forested areas in order to use the land or resources for other purposes, including lumber, mining and agriculture. One of the key goals of...
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13 Jul 2021 - 11:01
Highlights Researchers have conducted a global study on the effectiveness of recently established protected areas in preventing forest loss The study explores protected area performance by...
Type: Press release
17 Mar 2021 - 09:57
Dr. Reina Komiya works as an associate researcher in the Science and Technology Group.
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19 Jun 2020 - 18:00
Researchers from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have shed light on the reproductive role of ‘dark matter’ DNA – non-coding DNA sequences that previously...
Type: Press release
19 Jun 2020 - 18:00
The stamens in mutant strains contain anthers – the part of the stamen that houses pollen – that are shorter and more curled than in wildtype strains.
Type: Video
17 Jun 2020 - 14:00
Top left: Saori Araki (Science and Technology Group), top right: Reina Komiya (Science and Technology Group), bottom left: Koji Koizumi (Imaging Section), bottom right: Ngoc Tu Le (Plant Epigenetics...
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17 Jun 2020 - 13:58
MicroRNA2118 targets over 1000 long non-coding RNAs for cleavage to produce many secondary uracil-rich small RNAs, which is possibly aided by Argonaute. These secondary small RNAs then may interact...
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17 Jun 2020 - 13:49
The pistils in mutant strains contain a higher number of stigmas – the part of the pistil that collects pollen – than in wildtype strains. Yellow bars indicate 1mm.
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14 Jan 2019 - 06:00
OIST isn't just about hardcore theoretical sciences: we're also using applied techniques to help conserve the culture of Okinawa. Anya Dani uses sophisticated science to air the recovery of...
Type: Video
22 Dec 2017 - 17:50
When Yoko Nomura moved from warm, dry California to the subtropical island of Okinawa, she was struck by the stifling heat and humidity. Searching for ways to survive the Okinawan summer months,...
Type: Press release
22 Dec 2017 - 11:24
Toshiko Taira, a living national treasure who made great efforts in the conservation of Basho-fu for the Kijoka Basho-fu Association, was herself certified as an Important Intangible Cultural...
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