8 Aug 2018
There are no crystal balls in science. For researchers, making predictions about the outcome of an experiment requires close observation of available data. But in neurobiology, making accurate...
Type: News Article
1 Jun 2018
Just a little longer. It’s a common experience: hanging on in the hopes that our patience will pay off in the end. From waiting from a restaurant seat to queuing at a theme park, we’re all able to...
Type: Press release
4 Jun 2014
Researchers in OIST’s Open Biology Unit led by Prof. Hiroaki Kitano are working on a physiological computer modeling platform called PhysioDesigner....
Type: News Article
17 Feb 2014
One of the major problems in today’s society is the efficiency and cost of developing medicines to treat disease.  The advancements in pharmaceutical science have been phenomenal, but the price...
Type: News Article
24 Jul 2012
Whether a human, an armadillo, or a sea slug, each of us begins life in much the same way: as a microscopic, formless blob of stem cells. As we grow, an intricate choreography of genetic controls...
Type: News Article
20 Jul 2012
We all know someone whose curiosity about how things work has led them to dismantle their computer, phone, or TV. But there is probably only one person in the world who has dissected 10,000 fruit fly...
Type: News Article
6 Jun 2012
Matthias Wolf was supposed to be a pharmacist. He studied pharmacology as an undergraduate, even though he was “more interested in the essential properties of life,” he says. But then he changed tack...
Type: News Article
18 May 2012
Ulf Skoglund (left) and Lars-Göran Öfverstedt...
Type: News Article
25 Apr 2012
When OIST Mathematical Biology Unit head Robert Sinclair looks at a leafless tree, he sees more than a reminder that spring has not yet arrived. For him, the tree is a chance to observe a fundamental...
Type: Video
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