25 Dec 2018
Several species of corals are maintained in a large tank containing seawater, such as these at the OIST Marine Science Station at Seragaki, Okinawa.  
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25 Dec 2018
(From left to right) Prof. Satoshi Mitarai, Mr. Po-Shun Chuang, Dr. Yuichi Nakajima and Dr. Nobuo Ueda.  
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21 Dec 2018
Chaetognaths, or arrow worms, have a distinct jaw structure composed of dense protein matrix and a fibrous substance called chitin. These organisms display an ambiguous set of developmental and...
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19 Dec 2018
Kaleidocycles are found where science, math, and art meet. The objects resemble geometric sculptures that might be found in a modern art museum, but it is the motions they can undergo that really...
Type: Press release
18 Dec 2018
(Left to right) Dr. Daiki Sasaki, Dr. Shin-ichi Koizumi and Prof. Hiroki Ishikawa of the Immune Signal Unit led a study of JunB, a transcription factor that is high expressed in effector regulatory T...
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17 Dec 2018
Our immune systems defend our bodies against dangerous invaders and help clean up when damage is done. But if our bold protectors are left unsupervised, they sometimes do their jobs too well and end...
Type: Press release
17 Dec 2018
OIST scientists have discovered that JunB promotes immunosuppressive functions of effector regulatory T cells in colon and lungs. Foxp3, found by a group so scientists in the US in 2001, is a...
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17 Dec 2018
Dr. Johannes Schönke and Prof. Eliot Fried have introduced a new class of kaleidocycles, which have seven or more hinges. One of the researchers’ main challenges was learning what conditions had to...
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17 Dec 2018
Dr. Johannes Schönke and Prof. Eliot Fried created a variety of Möbius Kaleidocycles with different numbers of hinges from folded paper and 3D printed materials.
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17 Dec 2018
A classical kaleidocycle (left) can only be moved in one specific way. Dr. Johannes Schönke and Prof. Eliot Fried wanted to learn if other ring linkages shared this property. Their result was the...
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17 Dec 2018
Dr. Johannes Schönke and Prof. Eliot Fried of the OIST Mathematics, Mechanics, and Materials Unit have introduced a new class of kaleidocycles into the world. They call them Möbius Kaleidocycles...
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13 Dec 2018
(Left to right) Prof. Noriyuki Satoh and Jun Inoue of the Marine Genomics Unit launched a new web-based tool that efficiently estimates gene trees and orthogroups among bilateral species.
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