5 Feb 2019
Scientists uncover how important enzymes in both fission yeast and human cancer cells interact to boost cell proliferation.
29 Jan 2019
Scientists reveal rich details of dynamical systems by breaking them down into simpler components which change over time.
22 Jan 2019
Modifications made to Perovskite Solar Cells, or PSCs, render them more stable and scalable than ever before.
25 Dec 2018
OIST marine scientists discover asexual reproduction in the coral Pocillopora acuta — a first-time observation for the species in Okinawa.
13 Dec 2018
Scientists introduce ORTHOSCOPE, a new web-based tool capable of inferring gene function, estimating gene trees and identifying sets of ancestral genes in just minutes.
12 Dec 2018
OIST hosted SCORE! in which students from eight high schools in Okinawa competed by presenting their entrepreneurial S&T project.
6 Dec 2018
Researchers identify a key structural feature of Rossmann-fold methyltransferases, a huge class of enzymes with big responsibilities.
19 Nov 2018
4000 happy faces visited our Science Festival 2018, last weekend!
12 Nov 2018
For the first time, physicists present a unified theory explaining two characteristic features of frustrated magnets and why they’re often seen together.
7 Nov 2018
Slowing down movements of photoluminescent metal complexes can increase efficiency of light emission, discover OIST scientists.
30 Oct 2018
OIST scientists have used brain imaging to identify three sub-types of depression—including one that is unresponsive to commonly prescribed serotonin boosting drugs.
23 Oct 2018
For the first time, scientists decipher the entire genome of the striped catfish, paving the way for better breeding of the critical commercial species.
18 Oct 2018
Stars, triangles and pentagons demonstrate the adaptability and robustness of bacterial cell division machinery.
12 Oct 2018
OIST physicists calculate an atomic force that can be harnessed to create quantum technologies.
27 Sep 2018
OIST scientists’ research on perovskite solar cells indicates a promising future towards sustainability.
26 Sep 2018
OIST scientists have demonstrated a new mechanism that may help develop electronic devices differently.
4 Sep 2018
On September 3, 2018, the OIST community gathered in a ceremony to welcome its seventh class of PhD students.
29 Aug 2018
Local school kids get hands-on with science over the summer.
28 Aug 2018
OIST scientists have devised a way of observing the working of single neurons in unsurpassed detail in a live animal.