25. December 2018 - 12:00
OIST marine scientists discover asexual reproduction in the coral Pocillopora acuta — a first-time observation for the species in Okinawa.
13. December 2018 - 14:22
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. December 2018 - 16:01
OIST hosted SCORE! in which students from eight high schools in Okinawa competed by presenting their entrepreneurial S&T project.
6. December 2018 - 0:00
Researchers identify a key structural feature of Rossmann-fold methyltransferases, a huge class of enzymes with big responsibilities.
19. November 2018 - 19:36
4000 happy faces visited our Science Festival 2018, last weekend!
12. November 2018 - 0:00
For the first time, physicists present a unified theory explaining two characteristic features of frustrated magnets and why they’re often seen together.
7. November 2018 - 16:36
Slowing down movements of photoluminescent metal complexes can increase efficiency of light emission, discover OIST scientists.
30. October 2018 - 14:33
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. October 2018 - 11:17
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. October 2018 - 18:00
Stars, triangles and pentagons demonstrate the adaptability and robustness of bacterial cell division machinery.
12. October 2018 - 15:41
OIST physicists calculate an atomic force that can be harnessed to create quantum technologies.
27. September 2018 - 15:07
OIST scientists’ research on perovskite solar cells indicates a promising future towards sustainability.
26. September 2018 - 9:27
OIST scientists have demonstrated a new mechanism that may help develop electronic devices differently.
4. September 2018 - 17:54
On September 3, 2018, the OIST community gathered in a ceremony to welcome its seventh class of PhD students.
29. August 2018 - 10:59
Local school kids get hands-on with science over the summer.
28. August 2018 - 9:40
OIST scientists have devised a way of observing the working of single neurons in unsurpassed detail in a live animal.
15. August 2018 - 9:01
Multidisciplinary study finds way to examine biofilms with high efficiency.
8. August 2018 - 0:00
Simulated neuron gives strong predictions for future research.
31. July 2018 - 16:08
International Neural Network Society presents OIST computational neuroscientist with a life contribution award
23. July 2018 - 14:01
How does living life in darkness influence the way nocturnal fishes see? A study by OIST scientists finds out.