5 Mar 2021 - 10:00
From designing a new building to figuring out how much time a car drive will take, mathematical formulas are used throughout our world. When equipped with numbers and well-established equations,...
Type: News Article
5 Mar 2021 - 10:00
What shape has the minimum surface area that can enclose any given, fixed volume? This is the isoperimetric problem – a common question studied in this branch of theoretical mathematics. In the...
Type: Photo
5 Mar 2021 - 10:00
Professor Xiaodan Zhou joined OIST in November 2020.
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3 Mar 2021 - 04:00
The animation shows the changes in form as the trap-jaw mechanism becomes more divergent from the ancestral form. The jaws (yellow) develop small projections that can latch onto the labrum (purple)....
Type: Video
25 Feb 2021 - 09:13
Lucy Dickie speaks to Dr. Chris Petoukhoff
Type: Photo
22 Feb 2021 - 01:00
The three different color morphs of this coral have been grown in the private aquarium - Umino-Tane Co. LTD (Sea Seed) – located in Okinawa, for the last two decades. This aquarium was instrumental...
Type: Photo
22 Feb 2021 - 01:00
Highlights Coral within the family Acropora are fast growers and thus important for reef growth, island formation, and coastal protection but, due to global environmental pressures, are in decline...
Type: Press release
22 Feb 2021 - 01:00
Acropora Tenuis is a common coral around Okinawa. It has three distinct color morphs – brown, yellow-green, and purple. Photo credit: Daisuke Kezuka.
Type: Photo
22 Feb 2021 - 01:00
The green color morph (pictured in the lower right corner) was more resilient to rising sea temperatures than the purple color morph (also pictured) and the brown color morph. This research has shed...
Type: Photo
8 Feb 2021 - 12:00
In his laboratory at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST), Professor Tomomi Kiyomitsu is researching one of the largest organelles – the mitotic spindle. If the...
Type: News Article
8 Feb 2021 - 11:28
Professor Tomomi Kiyomitsu
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8 Feb 2021 - 00:00
When the RAN pathway was depleted, the researchers found that the NuMA protein was not impacted but the HURP protein was.
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