10. February 2022 - 4:00
Advances in optical imaging and image analysis have revealed the tantalizing possibility that astrocytes, star-shaped cells in the brain, might play a role in how we process information and store memories.
3. February 2022 - 16:24
Scientists have compared the chromosomes of three major animal groups to reveal that they have been surprisingly stable across a time span of at least 550 million years.
1. February 2022 - 10:08
OIST and Onna Village have launched the Ecological Smart Resort Project as a regional revitalization plan for the Village.
31. January 2022 - 22:00
Researchers show that molecular interactions between pieces of DNA can drive the self-assembly of structures visible to the naked eye.
25. January 2022 - 13:00
For the first time, researchers have created blue LEDs using layers of metal halide perovskite linked with asymmetrical bridges, solving a critical instability problem.
14. January 2022 - 9:34
Researchers have completed a comprehensive analysis of the head width of over 1500 modern and fossilized species of termites and determined that their size isn’t shrinking at a geological timescale.
12. January 2022 - 12:00
Scientists identify two new species of goby, from the genus Rhinogobius, found further south than ever previously seen.
23. December 2021 - 10:00
A new study has found that a class of toxins found in snake and mammalian venom evolved from the same ancestral gene.
10. December 2021 - 16:00
OIST and FC Ryukyu have launched a new partnership, with the aim of using brain science to enhance the performance of professional athletes in team sports.
10. December 2021 - 2:00
Researchers looking at what limits the efficiency of a promising solar material have revealed the nature of multiple kinds of defects, their varied roles in device efficiency, and their responses to treatment.