20 Sep 2017
OIST researchers develop turbines to convert the power of ocean waves into clean, renewable energy.
6 Sep 2017
OIST scientists designed a novel silicon-based anode to provide lithium batteries with increased power and better stability.
4 Sep 2017
Thirty-seven students joined the university this year, representing 19 different countries and regions.
29 Aug 2017
Three new ant species named in honor of key figures in conservation—Barack Obama, Ken Saro-Wiwa, and E.O. Wilson—are immortalized as 3D virtual avatars.
25 Aug 2017
Many children experienced the joy of science at this year’s Onna/OIST Summer School of Science.
4 Aug 2017
OIST researchers improve perovskite-based technology in the entire energy cycle, from solar cells harnessing power to LED diodes to light the screens of future electronic devices and other lighting applications.
25 Jul 2017
A collaboration between OIST and Brazilian researchers reported their latest brain research on ADHD in a scientific journal targeting – and peer-reviewed by – children.
18 Jul 2017
Researchers decisively classify marine parasite Dicyemida, yielding new opportunities for understanding parasites and evolution.
13 Jul 2017
Researchers find that cold winters contributed to the evolution of beak size in Australasian songbirds.
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 to understand the background to the incident and to understand how OIST must adapt its health and safety procedures to make sure that such an incident does not happen again.
7 Jul 2017
OIST researchers developed simple catalysts based on Earth-abundant manganese to use carbon dioxide for energy storage or turn it into useful chemicals for the industry.
29 Jun 2017
Researchers develop a simple printing method to create effective disease detection tools.
27 Jun 2017
Dr. Peter Gruss was awarded the prestigious Harnack medal by the Max Planck Society.
23 Jun 2017
Researchers discover potential application of amino acid taurine in photodynamic therapy for brain cancer.
14 Jun 2017
In brain cells, neurotransmitters are carried inside “cellular vehicles”. OIST scientists elucidate the mechanisms behind the motion of these vehicles in mammalian synapses.
9 Jun 2017
OIST researchers report using one-atom-thin graphene film to drastically enhance the quality of electron microscopy images.
25 May 2017
Researchers simulate quantum necklace-like structures in superfluids.
23 May 2017
The Japanese Government recognized Dr. Tisato Kajiyama and Dr. Eiki Senaha’s achievements in science and education by granting them prestigious medals.
19 May 2017
OIST researchers create self-assembling molecules which can be broken down by ultraviolet light to recombine into novel macroscopic shapes.