19 Mar 2018 - 11:39
Friday March 16th marked the culmination of OIST’s 4th annual Science Challenge, a week-long program for pre-doctoral students to hone their...
Type: News Article
12 Jan 2018 - 02:01
Wireless headphones, two yo-yos connected by a string, earmuffs: all these items could be used to describe a tiny structure inside a cell’s nucleus. For decades, scientists could only speculate about...
Type: Press release
8 Dec 2017 - 10:12
The Science Bridge aims to foster a partnership between Western and Middle Eastern neuroscience communities, with the end goal of creating “Twin Institutes” in those parts of the globe.
Type: Photo
8 Dec 2017 - 09:51
Ask professors Izumi Fukunaga and Bernd Kuhn about the birth of a new international collaboration between neuroscientists and they will tell you about burgers. Not just any burgers. “The best burger...
Type: News Article
6 Nov 2017 - 17:00
Okinawa’s forests are home to many colorful animal species, including these Calliphara exellens. Some of these species face conservation challenges from habitat loss and invasive species.
Type: Photo
6 Nov 2017 - 17:00
The Ryukyu robin (Larvivora komadori) is native to Japan’s Ryuku Islands.
Type: Photo
6 Nov 2017 - 17:00
There are fewer animal sounds in the south of Okinawa, where the landscape is more urban. (Image: Map created by Kenneth Dudley using data from the U.S. Geological Survey.)
Type: Photo
6 Nov 2017 - 17:00
In Okinawa’s thick, hot jungle and amid its urban sprawl, a collection of green boxes has sprung up in the past year. These monitoring stations are simple, yet they have the potential to remotely...
Type: News Article
6 Nov 2017 - 17:00
A protected bird in Japan, the Okinawa rail (Gallirallus okinawae) resides only in the north of Okinawa.
Type: Photo
6 Nov 2017 - 17:00
For generations, researchers have thought about ecology in terms of the landscape. Now, new technology and methods are allowing scientists to record and examine the particular "soundscape" of a place...
Type: Video
31 Aug 2016 - 15:41
On August 22-26, the Onna/OIST Children’s School of Science took place at the Fureai Taiken Center in Onna Village. Smiling children, filled with curiosity, had a great experience at the end of their...
Type: News Article
30 Mar 2016 - 06:51
In a world that is constantly changing and where new technology is continually emerging, universities are re-thinking their role in innovation and societal improvements. On Tues., March 22, experts...
Type: News Article
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