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.
10 May 2017
The United States National Science Board of the National Science Foundation announces Dr. Colwell as the 2017 recipient of this esteemed award.
24 Apr 2017
OIST researchers develop better tools to characterize polymer solutions using microfluidic platforms, promising improvements in healthcare applications.
17 Apr 2017
OIST researchers develop a material that shines under mechanical stress by incorporating a photoluminescent sensor molecule within a standard polymer.
14 Apr 2017
A groundbreaking ceremony took place to mark the beginning of construction of the fourth research facility at OIST.
31 Mar 2017
Researchers solve a mathematical problem illustrated by soap films spanning flexible loops.
24 Mar 2017
New computational software developed by OIST researchers is hundreds of times faster than conventional tools, opening up new opportunities to understand how individual neurons and networks of neurons function.
14 Mar 2017
Iron nanocubes may be key in the future of NO2 sensing.
9 Mar 2017
Researchers analyze the stability of chains of magnetic balls under the influence of gravity, giving insight into unstretchable materials used in architecture.