3 Sep 2019
Dance group Ryukyu Performance Connection entertains the audience with a display of modern Eisa dance
Type: Photo
3 Sep 2019
A Shisa lion-dog runs amok in the audience, as part of a Ryukyu cultural performance
Type: Photo
7 Mar 2019
The illustration depicts a whirlwind of odor molecules portrayed as dots entering the olfactory area. The olfactory area is the first smell center in the brain, located above the nose.
Type: Photo
14 Jan 2019
OIST isn't just about hardcore theoretical sciences: we're also using applied techniques to help conserve the culture of Okinawa. Anya Dani uses sophisticated science to air the recovery of...
Type: Video
21 May 2018
Zoological drawing showing the diversity of Acantharian planktonic hosts.
Type: Photo
22 Dec 2017
When Yoko Nomura moved from warm, dry California to the subtropical island of Okinawa, she was struck by the stifling heat and humidity. Searching for ways to survive the Okinawan summer months,...
Type: Press release
22 Dec 2017
Toshiko Taira, a living national treasure who made great efforts in the conservation of Basho-fu for the Kijoka Basho-fu Association, was herself certified as an Important Intangible Cultural...
Type: Photo
22 Dec 2017
The weaving process, which is part of the long and complicated traditional production process of Basho-fu.
Type: Photo
22 Dec 2017
Cultivation of Itobasho, a type of banana plant that is used to make Basho-fu.
Type: Photo
22 Dec 2017
Magnified images of vascular bundles after traditional degumming in ‘Naha-u’, the outer part of the banana plant leaf sheath that is used to make Basho-fu. 
Type: Photo
30 Nov 2017
A smartphone robot, created by Professor Kenji Doya and his team.
Type: Photo
30 Nov 2017
A series of untitled paintings by chimpanzees and bonobos.
Type: Photo
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