17 Feb 2017
Social insects, such as ants, bees and wasps, display an organizational complexity, called eusociality, where individual members of a colony act more like parts of a whole rather than independent...
Type: News Article
17 Apr 2015
It seems unnatural that a species could survive without having sex. Yet over the ages, evolution has endowed females of certain species of amphibians, reptiles and fish with the ability to clone...
Type: News Article
11 Apr 2014
A new paper by OIST’s Neural Computation Unit has demonstrated the usefulness of robots in studying evolution.  Published in PLOS ONE, Stefan Elfwing, a...
Type: News Article
19 Dec 2012
While conducting research for the global stage is one of OIST’s main objectives, giving back to the local Okinawan community is equally important to the university and its researchers. In an effort...
Type: News Article
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