OIST in the News
Do you know how honey bees deal with diseases? The press found out how by reading an OIST research release.
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OIST featured in an article on the website of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).Read More
A new article about research by the Nanoparticles by Design Unit has been picked up by worldwide media. See the article or look at the press coverage below:Read More
Check out the Science Magazine article about Japanese science communication that highlights how OIST is leading the charge.Read More
New article based on research by the Quantum Dynamics Unit, about a system that could store quantum information for longer times, has been picked up by the following overseas media:Read More
The story about rare neurons enabling mental flexibility was picked up by several media outlets, including:Read More
Payal Shah's research into effectiveness of national parks was covered by the following outlets:Read More
Latest research from the G0 Cell Unit, about the protein scaffold condensin has been covered by the following overseas media outlets:Read More
Co-representative Hiroyuki Hosoda and other members of the Science and Technology Committee, the bipartisan National Diet Member Union met with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the prime minister’s office on Friday and submitted a proposal that requests a science and technology budget increase. Followed by the recent visit to Silicon Valley during his stay in the United States, Mr. Abe said, “Japan wants to establish a culture that continuously generates business.”
Latest research from the Sowwan Unit, about gas sensing using nanowires has been covered by the following overseas media outlets:Read More
The genomics research story about decoding DNA's phonebook has been picked up by local and overseas media, including:
Okinawa Times FRONT PAGE of Print Edition! (Okinawan)
Ryuku Shimpo PDF (Okinawan)Read More
The story about Prof. Robert Sinclair's research into fairy circles and skin cells was picked up by the overseas media, including:Read More
New research done by the Doya Unit has been picked up by overseas media on the following outlets:
The following news outlets have published stories based on the Satoh Units new research.Read More
A scientist at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology wanted to find a way to study hundreds of generations of animals, but didn't want to spend his life doing it, so Dr. Stefan Elfwing turned to robot sex.
The wheeled machines only had so much energy, so they had to make sure to reproduce and not spend it all trying to find batteries. By studying how the bots did this, Elfwing was able to see how mating habits develop, and also demonstrated how robots can be used to study living creatures.