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25. December 2018 - 12:00
Bizarre Reproduction Strategy Confirmed for the First Time in Okinawan Stony Coral
OIST marine scientists discover asexual reproduction in the coral Pocillopora acuta — a first-time observation for the species in Okinawa.
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13. December 2018 - 14:22
Tale of Two Trees: New Web Tool Estimates Gene Trees With Ease
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.
about Tale of Two Trees: New Web Tool Estimates Gene Trees With Ease
12. December 2018 - 16:01
Okinawa’s Future is Bright! Start-up Contest by Local High School Students
OIST hosted SCORE! in which students from eight high schools in Okinawa competed by presenting their entrepreneurial S&T project.
about Okinawa’s Future is Bright! Start-up Contest by Local High School Students
6. December 2018 - 0:00
Signature Structure Grants Enzyme Superfamilies Their Power
Researchers identify a key structural feature of Rossmann-fold methyltransferases, a huge class of enzymes with big responsibilities.
about Signature Structure Grants Enzyme Superfamilies Their Power
19. November 2018 - 19:36
Science Festival 2018 - A Success Yet Again!
4000 happy faces visited our Science Festival 2018, last weekend!
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12. November 2018 - 0:00
Half Moons and Pinch Points: Same Physics, Different Energy
For the first time, physicists present a unified theory explaining two characteristic features of frustrated magnets and why they’re often seen together.
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7. November 2018 - 16:36
The Slower They Turn, the Brighter They Glow
Slowing down movements of photoluminescent metal complexes can increase efficiency of light emission, discover OIST scientists.
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30. October 2018 - 14:33
Researchers Identify Three Shades of Blue
OIST scientists have used brain imaging to identify three sub-types of depression—including one that is unresponsive to commonly prescribed serotonin boosting drugs.
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23. October 2018 - 11:17
Asian Catfish Genome Decoded
For the first time, scientists decipher the entire genome of the striped catfish, paving the way for better breeding of the critical commercial species.
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18. October 2018 - 18:00
Sculpting Bacteria Into Extreme Shapes Reveals the Rugged Nature of Cell Division
Stars, triangles and pentagons demonstrate the adaptability and robustness of bacterial cell division machinery.
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12. October 2018 - 15:41
Chiral Forces for Quantum Technologies
OIST physicists calculate an atomic force that can be harnessed to create quantum technologies.
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27. September 2018 - 15:07
Perovskite Solar Cells Leap Towards Commercialization
OIST scientists’ research on perovskite solar cells indicates a promising future towards sustainability.
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26. September 2018 - 9:27
Study Demonstrates New Mechanism for Developing Electronic Devices
OIST scientists have demonstrated a new mechanism that may help develop electronic devices differently.
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4. September 2018 - 17:54
OIST Welcomes its 7th Graduate Class
On September 3, 2018, the OIST community gathered in a ceremony to welcome its seventh class of PhD students.
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29. August 2018 - 10:59
Children’s School of Science 2018
Local school kids get hands-on with science over the summer.
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28. August 2018 - 9:40
Watching Neurons in Action
OIST scientists have devised a way of observing the working of single neurons in unsurpassed detail in a live animal.
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15. August 2018 - 9:01
Chips, Light and Coding Moves the Front Line in Beating Bacteria
Multidisciplinary study finds way to examine biofilms with high efficiency.
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8. August 2018 - 0:00
Upgrade for Virtual Brain Cell
Simulated neuron gives strong predictions for future research.
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31. July 2018 - 16:08
Prof. Kenji Doya Awarded Donald O. Hebb Award
International Neural Network Society presents OIST computational neuroscientist with a life contribution award
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23. July 2018 - 14:01
Bigger Eyes but Reduced Brain Power in Nocturnal Fishes
How does living life in darkness influence the way nocturnal fishes see? A study by OIST scientists finds out.
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