Acoustic monitoring shows surprising resilience of subtropical forests to extreme weather – but climate change looms
Analysis of 13,000 hours of recorded sound from an acoustic monitoring network across Okinawa Island, Japan, reveals that ecosystems are more resilient to super-typhoons than anticipated but are threatened by climate change.
07 December 2023
Professor Timothy Ravasi (Marine Climate Change Unit) has participated in the OIST Coral Project
Professor Timothy Ravasi, who studies the mechanisms of acclimation and adaptation of marine organisms to the environment, has started to participate in the OIST coral project activities.
28 November 2023
Exploring Neurons' Molecular Highways: How a Key Protein Regulates Neuronal Health
OIST biologists find new insights on how a molecular transport system ships RNA inside neurons
31 October 2023
Okinawa’s ants change their seasonal rhythms amid land-cover changes
Ant communities in areas with more human development show reduced seasonal behavior
27 October 2023
Tiny spirits roam the corals of Japan - two new pygmy squids discovered
Named after Japanese folklore, two cephalopod species have been discovered in the coastal waters of the Okinawa Islands.
24 October 2023
Powering the Quantum Revolution: Quantum Engines on the Horizon
Scientists unveil exciting possibilities for the development of highly efficient quantum devices
28 September 2023
Joined by OAS Airlines Okinawa NX Air Cargo Service Co., Ltd.
Okinawa-NX AirCargo Service CO., LTD. has joined the OIST Coral Project supporting companies as a special partner.
26 September 2023
Research on bee virus origins uncovers buzz-worthy breakthrough
Findings can help understand how bee viruses evolve and how to manage them
17 September 2023
OIST Coral Project logo has been printed on the cement bag of Ryukyu Cement Co., Ltd.
A part of cement sales from Ryukyu Cement Co., Ltd., a company supporting the OIST Coral Project, will be used for conservation of coral reefs.
15 September 2023
How to say “jumping ants” in Uchinaaguchi
OIST translates research findings into Okinawan language.
14 September 2023
Scientists synthesize new organometallic “sandwich” compound capable of holding more electrons
The finding has potential to open new directions in medicine, catalysis and energy.
05 September 2023