20 Sep 2017
Professor Tsumoru Shintake at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) yearns for a clean future, one that is affordable and powered by sustainable energy....
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6 Sep 2017
As the world shifts towards renewable energy, moving on from fossil fuels, but at the same time relying on ever more energy-gobbling devices, there is a fast-growing need for larger high-performance...
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4 Sep 2017
The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) welcomed its 6th class of doctoral students on September 1, 2017. OIST prides itself on creating an international atmosphere...
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29 Aug 2017
Biologists at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have named three new, rare ant species in Africa after important figures in African biodiversity conservation—...
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25 Aug 2017
Last week, from August 21 to 25, Onna Village and OIST held the annual Summer School of Science at the Fureai Taiken Gakushu Center. Children from preschool age to junior high attended the school and...
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4 Aug 2017
Originally a mineral, the perovskite used in today’s technology is quite different from the rock found in the Earth mantle. A “perovskite structure” uses a different combination of atoms but keep the...
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25 Jul 2017
Nobody will deny it: science is very complex. But it does not mean that only a select few should be able to grasp scientific concepts. Many recent efforts have been directed towards involving the...
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18 Jul 2017
Revealing the origin and evolutionary history of the world’s manifold life forms is one way in which we seek to understand them. Even the smallest inhabitant can yield fascinating insights. For...
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13 Jul 2017
Although Charles Darwin lived and worked in the 19th century, modern evolutionary biologists are far from exhausting all avenues of inquiry regarding birds and evolution. For example, in the 1990s,...
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11 Jul 2017
It is now nearly eight months since the tragic diving incident when an OIST professional diver disappeared.  Since that date OIST has been engaged in a rigorous examination, coordinated by Dr....
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7 Jul 2017
Carbon dioxide (CO2) is known as a greenhouse gas and plays an essential role in climate change; it is no wonder scientists have been looking for solutions to prevent its release in the environment....
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