12 Mar 2019 - 10:59
Researchers from the Marine Genomics Unit stand with co-authors from the Onna Fisheries Cooperative on Nabee Beach in Okinawa. Together, the team collected and decoded the genome of ito-mozuku (...
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12 Mar 2019 - 10:57
Mozuku, a type of brown seaweed, contains exceptionally high levels of fucoidan compared to other seaweeds. This is especially true of the sporophyte of the “Onna-1” strain of ito-mozuku, a very big...
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23 Dec 2018 - 18:00
Welcome to OISTer Pearls, a series all about the people behind the science here at OIST. We're starting with perhaps one of our most adventurous researchers, a real "Okinawa Jones": Vladimir Dinets...
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29 Aug 2018 - 10:59
The next generation of researchers got a taste of the life scientific this week, as local school kids in Onna Village and neighboring regions in Okinawa participated in the 2018 Children’s School of...
Type: News Article
19 Mar 2018 - 11:44
The Challengers get a taste of Okinawa on a trip to Ocean Expo Park.
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22 Dec 2017 - 11:24
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...
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21 Nov 2017 - 13:55
Children used commonplace ingredients to make sticky slime.
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16 Nov 2017 - 00:00
MFCs in the OIST Biological Systems Unit lab containing treated and untreated wastewater from the Okinawa Prefectural Livestock and Grassland Research Center.
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16 Nov 2017 - 00:00
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...
Type: News Article
16 Nov 2017 - 00:00
David Simpson gathers samples of swine wastewater from the Okinawa Prefectural Livestock and Grassland Research Center in Nakijin, Okinawa.
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16 Nov 2017 - 00:00
The OIST Biological Systems Unit has placed MFCs at an Awamori distillery in Okinawa.
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16 Nov 2017 - 00:00

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A pig at the Okinawa Prefectural Livestock and Grassland Research Center.
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