31 Jan 2013
On January 25, Dr. Ryōji Noyori, Nobel Laureate and President of RIKEN, gave a lecture to local Okinawa residents and the OIST community entitled “A Message to the Future Leaders in Science and Technology."
30 Jan 2013
Behind the doors of the Churaumi Plaza at the Ocean Expo Park in Okinawa, visitors can now view a live display of the exact staghorn coral whose genome was first decoded by the OIST Marine Genomic Unit.
24 Jan 2013
The phrase “sustainable development” has blurred in definition, said OIST’s keynote speaker, Kiyotaka Akasaka, on January 18. In his talk titled, “Can Sustainable Development Save the World?” he brought the term back in focus.
22 Jan 2013
“Quantum theory aims to explain phenomena that occur at temperatures and on scales that humans are too big and too hot to experience," says Professor Thomas Busch, head of the new Quantum Systems Unit at OIST.
16 Jan 2013
“My visit to OIST has reconfirmed of my belief that this university is unique and unconventional and I have high hopes for it to succeed,” said Minister Ichita Yamamoto.
11 Jan 2013
On Monday, January 7, 2013, OIST’s Tedako Preschool program opened its doors to the children of the OIST community.
8 Jan 2013
The video story about fish hoping to make an uphill trip from the ocean to the Shirin-Gawa stream that passes through the OIST campus.
4 Jan 2013
The Collective Interactions unit makes the details behind many theories more palpable by studying phenomena that can be seen with the naked eye.
26 Dec 2012
It shows great talent when a classical ensemble can start together without a composer and last Saturday OIST was graced with five Okinawan musicians who do could do just that.
25 Dec 2012
In a paper published in Physical Review Letters, Gustavo Gioia, Pinaki Chakraborty and colleagues relate the frictional drag to the eddies in a fluid.
19 Dec 2012
In an effort to expose local children to the wonders of science, the Biodiversity and Biocomplexity Unit made a trip to Kunigami to take about 30 children on an ant and termite adventure.
10 Dec 2012
Ahmed Alkhunaini, Representative Director of Aramco Asia Japan, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with OIST on Friday 7 December.
7 Dec 2012
Dr. Magdalena Skipper, a Senior Editor at Nature, gave two talks at OIST recently, both a part of OIST's regular colloquium series.
5 Dec 2012
AAAS announced it will award an OIST Board of Governors member for his investigation into the Fukushima nuclear catastrophe.
30 Nov 2012
Professor Síle Nic Chormaic and her band of sixteen researchers study the interactions of two foundational components of our world -- light and matter.
29 Nov 2012
In November 2011, OIST opened as a graduate university, and its first annual report is now available.
12 Nov 2012
As an immunologist, Prof. Ishikawa studies how our bodies defend themselves against pathogens like bacteria, fungi, and viruses using the mouse as a model.
8 Nov 2012
In the latest issue of Neuron, Prof. Takahashi and Dr. Hori have reported the first reliable measurement of the rate that chemical neurotransmitter is replenished in the brain.
31 Oct 2012
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29 Oct 2012
Noriyuki Satoh and researchers have found the first genomic evidence for a common deuterostome ancestor – bringing together a diverse lineage of animals ranging from humans to sea stars.