27. November 2017 - 0:00
OIST scientists were able to create and study a vortex in the laboratory.
21. November 2017 - 13:31
More than 5,300 people gathered for one of Okinawa’s largest science events.
8. November 2017 - 9:04
The Japanese Government announced that former OIST President Dr. Jonathan Dorfan will receive the honorific award for his achievements.
6. November 2017 - 17:00
Using remote acoustic monitoring to track bird activity on Okinawa for the first time, scientists examined the distribution of birds on Okinawa.
11. October 2017 - 11:34
OIST researchers take one step forward toward understanding and genetically manipulating B. bacteriovorus, a type of bacteria with promising potential use as a living antibiotic.
6. October 2017 - 1:00
Researchers use genetic sequencing of museum specimens to confirm that the Lord Howe Island stick insect, once thought to be extinct, survived by hiding out on a nearby island.
4. October 2017 - 10:06
Researchers have sequenced the Taiwan habu genome, comparing it to that of the Sakishima habu. These invasive species may be not as well-known as the native habu in Okinawa, pictured here.
2. October 2017 - 9:37
Phenomena involving surface tension are extremely complex and have applications in our everyday lives, and OIST researchers are tackling the complicated mathematics behind the physics.
29. September 2017 - 15:56
Dr. Cherry Murray has been elected as the new chair of the Board of Governors (BOG) of the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST).
27. September 2017 - 16:18
Day by day, Neiman attacks one big question: How can quantum mechanics and general relativity function together in a constantly accelerating universe?
20. September 2017 - 11:46
OIST researchers develop turbines to convert the power of ocean waves into clean, renewable energy.
6. September 2017 - 8:47
OIST scientists designed a novel silicon-based anode to provide lithium batteries with increased power and better stability.
4. September 2017 - 9:28
Thirty-seven students joined the university this year, representing 19 different countries and regions.
29. August 2017 - 13:24
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. August 2017 - 17:34
Many children experienced the joy of science at this year’s Onna/OIST Summer School of Science.
4. August 2017 - 10:59
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. July 2017 - 13:05
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. July 2017 - 16:10
Researchers decisively classify marine parasite Dicyemida, yielding new opportunities for understanding parasites and evolution.