22. June 2022 - 11:17
A study has revealed how tau – a key protein implicated in Alzheimer’s disease – impairs communication between neurons, providing new avenues for treatment.
15. June 2022 - 11:00
The East-West Center Hawaii, InnoDays, OIST and the Okinawa Tourist Service will jointly host the Blue Economy Challenge, a program designed to engage undergraduate students across Japan with ocean sustainability.
9. June 2022 - 14:00
Scientists develop a PCR test that can detect the presence of nine genes, helping distinguish whether Okinawa mozuku germlings are male or female, and whether they are haploid or diploid.
3. June 2022 - 0:00
Researchers have created an iron catalyst that can facilitate important chemical reactions in place of the current catalyst, which is made from precious metals.
26. May 2022 - 12:00
Lifetime Ventures launched the OIST-Lifetime Ventures Fund in collaboration with the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology to deliver impactful science-based deep tech solutions in sectors that include healthtech, the future of work, sustainable living, and the blue economy.
25. May 2022 - 10:31
A team of researchers from the UK and Japan have found that defects that limit the efficiency of next-gen perovskite solar cells are also responsible for the material's instability.
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.