August 2018

Mysteries of Okinawan Habu Venom Decoded

Mysteries of Okinawan Habu Venom Decoded

Scientists from OIST have helped sequence the entire venom genome of the Okinawan habu.

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Prof. Kenji Doya Awarded Donald O. Hebb Award

International Neural Network Society presents OIST computational neuroscientist with a life contribution award

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Bigger Eyes but Reduced Brain Power in Nocturnal Fishes

How does living life in darkness influence the way nocturnal fishes see? A study by OIST scientists finds out.

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Study Demonstrates Impact of Temperature on Mitochondrial DNA Evolution

A new study by OIST researchers provides evidence towards selection in mtDNA due to variations in temperature.

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Bubbles and Whispers - Glass Bubbles Boost Nanoparticle Detection

OIST-fabricated sensor detects tiny particles with field of bouncing light

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STRINGS 2018: Annual Conference on String Theory, Okinawa, Japan

OIST proudly hosted STRINGS 2018, an annual conference on string theory, between 25-29 June 2018.

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Mutation and 3D Modelling Reveal New Structure to Cell Division Process

Structure of cohesin, a cell division protein, could be much different than expected, study shows.

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