28. March 2019 - 18:00
Scientists decoded the genome of the popular Okinawan seaweed “umi-budo” or “sea grapes,” which could help ease the crop’s cultivation and address environmental issues caused by the invasive spread of related species.
26. March 2019 - 10:44
A report by the Okigin Economic Research Institute estimates OIST's economic impact, past and future.
18. March 2019 - 15:02
Scientists can now study the migration of label-free cells at unprecedented resolution, a feat with applications across biology, disease research, and drug development.
5. March 2019 - 19:00
Researchers discover how brain cells in the microscopic worm C. elegans send electrical signals.
28. February 2019 - 18:00
Scientists uncover how one protein keeps conditions ‘just right’ so that cells can easily divide into two identical daughter cells.
31. January 2019 - 9:31
Research uncovers previously unknown effects of fasting, including notably increased metabolic activity and possible anti-aging effects.
11. January 2019 - 0:00
The phylogenetic position of chaetognaths, or arrow worms, stumped scientists for centuries; now, researchers have revealed important evolutionary trends by pinpointing their proper place.
19. December 2018 - 0:00
Scientists introduce a curious new class of linkage which could be used in a variety of fields, from fundamental research to synthetic chemistry to robotics.
17. December 2018 - 19:00
Researchers learn how a key transcription factor helps regulate the immune system and could be critical to understanding autoimmune disease and cancer immunosuppression.
29. November 2018 - 0:00
OIST researcher helps unravel the origins of vertebrate gene regulation in a large collaborative study.