13 Dec 2019
Described as “living rocks”, giant land tortoises are lumbering beasts with a reputation for being sluggish in both speed and brainpower. But new research carried out by scientists from the Okinawa...
Type: News Article
13 Dec 2019
Purple or green? Jumbo, a Galapagos tortoise from Zürich Zoo successfully bites the correctly colored target.
Type: Photo
13 Dec 2019
A friendship of a decade: Dr. Tamar Gutnick pets her favorite tortoise, George, a 100-year-old Aldabra tortoise housed in Vienna Zoo.
Type: Photo
11 Dec 2019
A video of Euprymna brenneri, a newly described species of bobtail squid.
Type: Video
11 Dec 2019
“Cephalopods were the first intelligent animals on the planet.” This quote from Dr. Sydney Brenner, molecular geneticist and one of the founders of the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology...
Type: Press release
10 Dec 2019
EF Polymer wins Carbon Tech award at the global grand finale of Climate Launchpad.
Type: Photo
10 Dec 2019
The radiothermometer device (prototype shown on left) uses microwave radiation to scan areas of the body, such as the breast (scan on right) to determine the internal temperature.
Type: Photo
10 Dec 2019
The eco-friendly polymer can be added to soil, where it retains large quantities of water. This reduces the amount of water needed to irrigate crops.
Type: Photo
10 Dec 2019
In an extraordinary accomplishment, EF Polymer – a team of OIST entrepreneurs from India – emerged as the Carbon Tech champions in the...
Type: News Article
9 Dec 2019
A photo of Euprymna brenneri, taken by Jeff Jolly, a co-author of the study.
Type: Photo
2 Dec 2019
The current climate emergency demands innovative solutions from science and technology. Take a look at some of the projects at OIST helping to create a sustainable energy future for the world.
Type: Video
25 Nov 2019
Versatile compounds called perovskites are valued for their application in next generation solar energy technologies. Despite their efficiency and relative cheapness, perovskite devices have yet to...
Type: News Article
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