25 May 2022 - 10:31
[Joint press release with the University of Cambridge] A team of researchers from the UK and Japan has found that the tiny defects which limit the efficiency of perovskites – cheaper alternative...
Type: Press release
23 May 2022 - 10:39
Highlights A new study has mapped out the natural history of drywood termites—the second largest family of termites. Drywood termites form small colonies primarily in wood and are generally...
Type: Press release
25 Apr 2022 - 13:30
Joint Press Relase Tokyo & Okinawa, Japan, April 25, 2022 – Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) and Corundum Systems Biology Inc., headquartered in Tokyo, have...
Type: Press release
19 Apr 2022 - 09:09
The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) has been selected to take part in a Global Scholars Program supported by the...
Type: News Article
18 Apr 2022 - 11:00
シロアリの系統樹と各属における営巣戦略、好白蟻性ハネカクシの有無の情報。 本画像は、共同プレスリリース「シロアリの巣に住む昆虫の進化を促すものは何か?」の関連画像です。
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8 Apr 2022 - 09:45
Researchers have published the genome of the false clownfish (Amphiprion ocellaris), a species found around Okinawa, Southeast Asia, the Philippines, and northwestern Australia. This image appeared...
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8 Apr 2022 - 09:33
Highlights Made famous through the popular film Finding Nemo, clownfish offer huge potential for scientific research. Now, researchers have pieced together a comprehensive genome of the false...
Type: Press release
4 Apr 2022 - 14:30
Highlights While octopus and cuttlefish are famous for their use of camouflage to match the color of the substrate, a third type of cephalopod—the squid—has never been reported displaying this...
Type: Press release
4 Apr 2022 - 14:30
Footage captured at OIST’s Marine Science Station shows that squid have an amazing ability to color-match the substrate in order to avoid predation. Credit: Ryuta Nakajima/ OIST. This video appeared...
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31 Mar 2022 - 18:00
Highlights New research has revealed how a building block protein, called D13, assembles to form the protein scaffold of the Vaccinia poxvirus Researchers used cryo-electron microscopy to capture...
Type: Press release
31 Mar 2022 - 18:00
The researchers constructed a high-resolution movie showing how two D13 trimer proteins interact. The small helix structure (purple) must move position for the two proteins to interact. This movie...
Type: Video
31 Mar 2022 - 16:43
The D13 building blocks assembled into a honeycomb lattice, which then expanded to form cylindrical and spherical structures. This image appeared in the press release, "...
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