23. May 2022 - 10:39
A comprehensive family tree, based on DNA sequences, has revealed that drywood termites have made at least 40 oceanic journeys over the last 50 million years to reach far flung landmasses.
19. May 2022 - 17:23
The philanthropic campaign, launched by OIST and the OIST Foundation in celebration of OIST’s milestone ten years, has surpassed its initial target of US$1 million.
8. April 2022 - 9:33
Researchers have produced a comprehensive genome of the false clownfish, which could be used to answer a myriad of biological questions.
4. April 2022 - 14:30
A new study has found that squid will camouflage against a coral reef or other substrate as a way of avoiding predation.
31. March 2022 - 18:00
Researchers uncover how poxviruses form their protein scaffold from a building block called D13, which could lead to the development of new antiviral drugs.
25. March 2022 - 16:00
Two startups will receive ¥1 million each to recognize their role in helping to build the innovation ecosystem in Okinawa.
24. March 2022 - 13:51
Scientists develop a new organic catalyst system, inspired by enzymes, that improves the process of making organic molecules from an essential biomolecule called pyruvate.
22. March 2022 - 13:30
A gene, called strip1, plays a critical role in keeping retinal ganglion cells alive and ensures correct formation of the inner retina, finds a new study on zebrafish.
22. March 2022 - 9:00
Researchers have found that competing strains of Escherichia coli bacteria form distinctive lane-like patterns as their populations grow.