8 Aug 2022 - 10:00
Physiology is the study of processes and mechanisms that make up living organisms – from chemical and molecular interactions to entire body systems. At the Okinawa Institute of Science and...
Type: News Article
4 Aug 2022 - 03:00
This map highlights ant biodiversity centers in Asia—areas that harbor many ant species with small ranges. The different colors indicate how the importance of each region may change with future...
Type: Photo
4 Aug 2022 - 03:00
A map highlighting species rarity—the areas with many ant species with very small ranges. The colored areas all indicate important regions for ant species with small ranges. Red indicates areas that...
Type: Photo
4 Aug 2022 - 03:00
Highlights Ants are important for the functioning of ecosystems as they play vital roles from aerating soil and dispersing seeds and nutrients, to scavenging and preying on other species. But a...
Type: Press release
2 Aug 2022 - 11:00
A squid is a type of cephalopod that has an elongated body, eight arms and two tentacles. Globally, there are at least 300 species of squid distributed across the world’s oceans. They’re also a...
Type: Press release
2 Aug 2022 - 11:00
There are three species of oval squid found around Okinawa. Researchers say that their populations have been declining since the ‘80s and are probably only at 10% of their original size. Aquaculture...
Type: Photo
26 Jul 2022 - 19:28
Dr. Katsuhiko Miyazaki and Dr. Kayoko Miyazaki This image appeared in the news article: ...
Type: Photo
11 Jul 2022 - 15:09
Prof. Paola Laurino was the recipient of the 2022 Faculty Excellence in Mentoring Award. The award was presented to her by OIST President, Dr. Peter Gruss. This image appeared in the article “...
Type: Photo
11 Jul 2022 - 14:53
Prof. Paola Laurino was the recipient of the 2022 Faculty Excellence in Mentoring Award. The award was presented to her by OIST President, Dr. Peter Gruss. This image appeared in the article...
Type: Photo
11 Jul 2022 - 10:28
Professor Paola Laurino leads the Protein Engineering and Evolution Unit at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate...
Type: News Article
2 Jul 2022 - 03:00
The evolutionary relationships of Kamptozoa and Bryozoa and their place on the tree of life have been revealed in this new study. The study found that they split from mollusks and worms earlier than...
Type: Photo
2 Jul 2022 - 03:00
A scanning electron microscopy image of a Kamptozoa, a small aquatic invertebrate. Credit: Dr. Natalia Shunatova. This image appeared in the press release: “...
Type: Photo
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