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16 Nov 2017

One of the greatest threats to the environment today is wastewater left over from production activities. Agricultural practices, such as pig farming, produce a large amount of wastewater containing organic contaminants, malodorous gases, and other substances that are damaging to the water supply. Usual methods of treating and recycling such wastewater include aeration, applying it as fertilizer to other farming areas or confining it to specialized ponds and wetlands to undergo natural cleansing processes.

8 Nov 2017
The Japanese Government announced that former OIST President Dr. Jonathan Dorfan will receive the honorific award for his achievements.
6 Nov 2017
Using remote acoustic monitoring to track bird activity on Okinawa for the first time, scientists examined the distribution of birds on Okinawa.
11 Oct 2017
OIST researchers take one step forward toward understanding and genetically manipulating B. bacteriovorus, a type of bacteria with promising potential use as a living antibiotic.
3 Jun 2017
Researchers have identified the toxic mechanism at work during an overabundance of alpha-synuclein, a protein linked to Parkinson’s disease, in neurons.
30 May 2017
OIST researchers discovered a target to single out immune system cells responsible for auto-immune diseases such as arthritis or irritable bowel syndrome.
6 Apr 2017
Researchers from OIST and Australia have sequenced and decoded for the first time the genome of the Crown-of-Thorns Starfish, paving the way for the biocontrol of this invasive predator responsible for the destruction of coral reefs across indo-pacific oceans.
OIST Campus at Night
4 Dec 2015
OIST Campus at Night
4 Dec 2015
OIST Campus at Night
4 Dec 2015
Sunset at OIST
4 Dec 2015
In the Graduate School
4 Dec 2015
Areal View of Campus Buildings
4 Dec 2015
Areal View of Campus Buildings
4 Dec 2015
Sunset at OIST
4 Dec 2015
View from Campus to Accommodation
4 Dec 2015
Stars over Campus Buildings
4 Dec 2015
In the control room of high power TEM Microscope
4 Dec 2015
4 Dec 2015

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