May 2019

A Four-way Collaboration Combatting Fire Ants

A Four-way Collaboration Combatting Fire Ants

Japanese institutes team up to prevent and prepare to fight future invasions.

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What Makes a Jellyfish?

Genomic study reveals how jellyfish develop into floating beauties, rather than staying stationary like corals or sea anemones.

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OIST President Talks Future in Onna Village

Peter Gruss meets Onna Village Assembly with plan for local growth

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Reactive Research and Modifying Metals

Follow along this reactive photo gallery to get a glimpse of a PhD student’s most recent published paper.

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Discuss Deep Tech in depth – To Foster More Disruptive Innovation in Japan -

The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) co-hosted OIST Forum 2019 with NewsPicks.

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2019 Science Challenge

Students traveled from across the globe to participate in the 2019 Science Challenge.

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Scientists Crack Genome of Superfood Seaweed, Ito-Mozuku

For the first time, researchers unveil the genome of ito-mozuku, the popular Japanese brown seaweed, providing data that could help farmers better grow the health food.

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Switching Scents Tunes Sense of Smell

A new study shows how rapid moment-to-moment changes affect sensory processing in the olfactory system.

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