Read about international media coverage of OIST.

Cell Suicide Prevention Squad

Our new article "Cell Suicide Prevention Squad" has been covered by domestic and overseas media:

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Acorn Worm Genome Decoded

More coverage on the OIST story:  "Our closest wormy cousins" 

 

 

These findings were published in Nature,
These findings were published in Nature,
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"OIST: New Silicon Valley will be Created in Japan”

Kazakhstan's national broadcaster, recently aired a three-minute report featuring one of our studetns, Ms. Kamila Mustafina from the country, and many of our colleagues at OIST. Check out the TV report, "New Silicon Valley will be Created in Japan” here.

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OIST’s undertaking of helping Okinawa become self-sustaining

To spin out patented innovations from Okinawa and make the prefecture become self-sustaining, the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University in Onna Village launched a new research funding program called “Proof of Concept.” OIST is heading into the fourth year of its academic program. The program provides funding and human resources to ambitious and ingenious technologies and discoveries spun from the university labs on a priority basis, aiming to commercialize them.

 

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OIST Featured in Japan Times

Dr. Nancy Snow, the Pax Mundi professor of public diplomacy at Kyoto University of Foreign Studies, visited OIST on November 6 on a media tour organized by the Foreign Press Center Japan. In her her op-ed published in the Japan Times on November 23, Dr. Snow refers to OIST "where science and technology in subtropical paradise meets some of the world’s best lab-based problem solvers ... the best university you’ve likely never heard of in Japan."

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Mysteries of Bony Fish Genome Evolution

Our new press release "Mysteries of Bony Fish Genome Evolution" has been covered by domestic and overseas media:

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“Forest of Science”: OIST promotes interdisciplinary and international research

Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) has entered into its fifth year since the inauguration of the university. While OIST is funded by taxpayers’ money, it does not constitute a national university. The university was established as part of the government’s project to promote the self-sustaining development of Okinawa. OIST is highly international and conducts interdisciplinary research. Here is the story I covered.

 

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Receptors: It Takes a Dimer to Bind

Our article about Prof. Maruyama's revolutionary "rotation model" has been picked up by overseas media. See the article or look at the press coverage below:

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Minister of State Shimajiri visits OIST

(Excerpt of the articles)

Aiko Shimajiri, Minister of State for Okinawan Affairs, arrived at Okinawa on October 10th for the first time since she assumed the position. She will visit venues including the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) and U.S. military’s former residential area of West Futenma on October 11th.

Minister Shimajiri will not meet with Okinawa Governor Takeshi Onaga this time due to scheduling conflicts. She will return to Tokyo on October 12th.

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“Living Fossil” Genome Decoded

Our new press release on Lingula Genome Decode conducted by the Marine Genomics Unit (Prof. Noriyuki Satoh) has been covered by a number of domestic and overseas media:

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Laser Ablation Boosts Terahertz Emission

A new article about research by the Femtosecond Spectroscopy Unit (Prof. Keshav Dani) has been picked up by overseas media. See the article or look at the press coverage below:

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Prof Shintake featured on Japanese national television program

A popular TV program from Japanese broadcaster TBS called “Yume no Tobira +” (the Door to Dreams) featured Prof Shintake on September 6th.

The crew spent nearly two years and a half to film and gather information for the three research projects underway in the Shintake Unit: the quantum wave microscopy project, the ocean current power generation project, and the ocean wave power generation project.

 

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Press discovers how honey bees deal with diseases from OIST story

Do you know how honey bees deal with diseases? The press found out how by reading an OIST research release.

Overseas Media:

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First Cephalopod Genome Decoded

英科学誌ネイチャーの表紙を飾った タコのゲノム解読に関する研究論文は、OIST分子遺伝学ユニットがシカゴ大学やカリフォルニア大学バークレー校の共同研究先ととりくんだものです。これにより、世界で初めて頭足類の全遺伝情報が明らかになりました。 OISTウェブサイト記事 「タコのゲノムを解読する」 にまとめられた本研究成果は内外の報道機関にとりあげれました。

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Japanese Universities Embrace Science Communication

OIST featured in an article on the website of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

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Pouring Fire on Fuels at the Nanoscale

A new article about research by the Nanoparticles by Design Unit has been picked up by worldwide media. See the article or look at the press coverage below:

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Science Magazine says OIST 'punches above its weight' with foreign media coverage

Check out the Science Magazine article about Japanese science communication that highlights how OIST is leading the charge.

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Cooking Up Altered States

The July 30th article "Cooking Up Altered States", about the Bandi publication in Soft Matter, is in the news:

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Quantum Middleman

New article based on research by the Quantum Dynamics Unit, about a system that could store quantum information for longer times, has been picked up by the following overseas media: 

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