20 Sep 2022 - 08:44
Mutations must maintain a similar fitness level compared to the one before and after them if diversity is to increase. If the mutation negatively impacts the variant, then the pathway to reach other...
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12 Sep 2022 - 10:22
OIST President and CEO, Dr. Peter Gruss, gave an opening speech to welcome new students, faculty and executives into the OIST community.
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2 Aug 2022 - 11:00
There are three species of oval squid found around Okinawa. Researchers say that their populations have been declining since the ‘80s and are probably only at 10% of their original size. Aquaculture...
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2 Jul 2022 - 03:00
A scanning electron microscopy image of a Kamptozoa, a small aquatic invertebrate. Credit: Dr. Natalia Shunatova. This image appeared in the press release: “...
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30 Jun 2022 - 16:01
Fibers from the Itobasho banana plant are used to make bashofu fabric.
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9 Jun 2022 - 10:31
PCR tests of a diploid, male haploid and female haploid germlings have been developed, improving the efficiency of cultivation and aiding attempts at crossbreeding.
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23 May 2022 - 13:36
Dr. Jonas Fischer recently joined OIST as the Academic Coordinator for Visiting Scholar Programs.
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23 May 2022 - 10:58
By comparing the mitochondrial genomes of 120 species of drywood termites, the researchers constructed a comprehensive family tree, revealing insights on how termites diversified and spread across...
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19 May 2022 - 14:03
Dr. Svante Pääbo receives the Japan Prize award in a ceremony at the Imperial Hotel, Tokyo. 
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28 Apr 2022 - 12:35
Mr. Koji Omi, making remarks at the ceremony for The Okinawa Institute for Science and Technology Promotion Corporation launch, held on May 13, 2005.
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10 Mar 2022 - 01:00
Images in momentum-space of the electrons and holes constituting excitons. The red clusters represent electrons, with the top image showing exciton-bound, energized electrons, and the bottom image...
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10 Mar 2022 - 01:00
When two slightly different layers are overlaid at a specific angle, they produce a moiré pattern. In the field of spectroscopy, this pattern results in varying levels of electronic energy across the...
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