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2 Nov 2016
The Color of Birds
New research provides insight into plumage evolution
about The Color of Birds
21 Oct 2016
Paving the Road to Drug Discovery
Fission yeast may be used to find the next cancer cure
about Paving the Road to Drug Discovery
20 Oct 2016
Doubling Down on DNA
The African clawed frog X. laevis genome contains two full sets of chromosomes from two extinct ancestors
about Doubling Down on DNA
17 Oct 2016
OIST and Fujitsu Collaborate to Develop New Algorithms for Artificial Intelligence
A partnership that aims to make computers better at learning, using the latest insights from brain science.
about OIST and Fujitsu Collaborate to Develop New Algorithms for Artificial Intelligence
14 Oct 2016
The Origins of Okinawan Gobies
Dr. Ken Maeda, a researcher from OIST’s Marine Genomics Unit, received the Young Researcher Award from the Ichthyological Society of Japan for his work on gobies.
about The Origins of Okinawan Gobies
4 Oct 2016
New Advances in Solar Cell Technology
Bringing the dream of utilizing cost-effective renewable energy resources into reality
about New Advances in Solar Cell Technology
26 Sep 2016
OIST’s student-run KUROSHIO Magazine Launched!
Read the OIST “current” in KUROSHIO Magazine
about OIST’s student-run KUROSHIO Magazine Launched!
23 Sep 2016
Ouch! Avoiding Failure Leads to Missed Opportunities for Children with ADHD
Behavioral experiment on reward and punishment highlights the cumulative effect of punishment in children with ADHD.
about Ouch! Avoiding Failure Leads to Missed Opportunities for Children with ADHD
12 Sep 2016
Deciphering Fish Evolution
Dr. Jun Inoue in the OIST Marine Genomics Unit has been awarded Young Scientist Initiative Award by the Japan Society of Evolutionary Studies.
about Deciphering Fish Evolution
6 Sep 2016
Lending a Robotic Hand
A newly installed robot will provide researchers much higher quality preparation of biological samples, drastically improving reproducibility of experimental results.
about Lending a Robotic Hand
2 Sep 2016
OIST Welcomes its 5th Graduate Class
Thirty-five students joined the university, bringing a total number of the student body to 134.
about OIST Welcomes its 5th Graduate Class
31 Aug 2016
Summer School of Science 2016
Smiling children, filled with curiosity, had a great experience at the end of their summer vacation.
about Summer School of Science 2016
30 Aug 2016
Sabotaging Bacteria Propellers to Stop Infections
Researchers discovered how to stop bacteria motility and thus how to disrupt bacterial infections.
about Sabotaging Bacteria Propellers to Stop Infections
17 Aug 2016
Unexpected Complexity in Coral
Scientists used DNA analysis to explore genetic correlation among Japanese coral population.
about Unexpected Complexity in Coral
15 Aug 2016
How Shaping Light can Change Particle Behavior
Interactions between tiny particles trapped in light found to differ, depending on the light’s shape.
about How Shaping Light can Change Particle Behavior
10 Aug 2016
Probing RNA Function with 10,000 Mutants
Creating and examining 10,296 mutants of a ribozyme leads to a better understanding of these widespread but understudied RNA molecules.
about Probing RNA Function with 10,000 Mutants
2 Aug 2016
Bridging the Gap Between the Quantum and Classical Worlds
Strong coupling in specific light-matter interactions, previously believed to be a quantum phenomenon, is explained with classical models and experiments.
about Bridging the Gap Between the Quantum and Classical Worlds
1 Aug 2016
New Research Site for Sustainable Living
A new R&D site for sustainable living in hot and humid areas was inaugurated on July 28th, 2016.
about New Research Site for Sustainable Living
28 Jul 2016
Dragon Ants Are Coming: New ‘Game of Thrones' Species Identified
Modern technology helps taxonomy to identify new ant species.
about Dragon Ants Are Coming: New ‘Game of Thrones' Species Identified
27 Jul 2016
Watering Solar Cells Makes Them Grow… in Power!
Researchers clarified the relationship between air exposure and enhanced electric proprieties in perovskite solar cells.
about Watering Solar Cells Makes Them Grow… in Power!