Read about international media coverage of OIST.

Doya Unit Research Reported on Japanese and Overseas Media!

New research from the Neural Computation Unit has appeared on the following overseas media:

Health Canal

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Masai Unit Research on Overseas Media!

The following overseas media outlets have covered research from the Masai unit:

Phys.org

Health Canal

Science Daily

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Sinclair Unit Research on Overseas Media

Overseas Media are covering Robert Sinclair's research on the following sites:

Alpha Galileo

Health Canal

Science Daily

Phys.Org

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Nanoparticle Research on Overseas Media!

OIST research on nanoparticle simulation has appeared on the following websites:

Phys.org

Nanowerk

eWallstreeter

Science Daily

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Computational Neurobiology research featured on the web!

Research from the Computational Neurobiology Unit has been featured around the web. 

Health Canal

Medical Xpress

Science Daily

You can read about the research on the OIST website here:

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Sinclair Research Featured on the Web

A recent publication from the Mathematical Biology Unit has been featured on the web:

Phys.org

Asian Scientist

Scientific Computing

You can read an article about the research on the OIST website here:

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Neurobiology Research Featured on Web

A recent publication by the Neurobiology Research Unit has been featured on a couple of websites.  Please see below:

Medical Express

News Medical

You can read an article about the research on the OIST website here:

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Sepmag published about Sowwan Unit research

A recent article in Sepmag has been published about a paper from the Sowwan Unit in the journal Nanoscale.  

You can read the article here:

Sepmag

You can read the article from the OIST webpage about the research here:

http://www.oist.jp/news-center/news/2014/2/26/creating-complex-nanoparticles-one-easy-step

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Yamamoto Research on the web

A recent publication by the Cell Signal Unit has been picked up by other websites:

Psychology Matters Asia

PsyPost

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OIST in The Economist!

Check out the LEAD story in the Science and Technology Section of The Economist this week!!!  

http://www.economist.com/news/science-and-technology/21601230-using-robots-model-evolutionary-conundrum-robocopulation

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Doya Research in Popular Science

Recent research from the Doya Unit has been written about in Popular Science!

Check it out at Popular Science

You can read the original OIST article here:
http://www.oist.jp/news-center/news/2014/4/10/look-who%E2%80%99s-evolving-now-using-robots-study-evolution

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Jellyfish Metamorphosis research featured in Japanese online media

A research on jellyfish metamorphosis by Dr. Konstantin Khalturin in Prof. Satoh's Marine Genomics Unit was higlighted by several Japanese websites recently.
You can also read the OIST Web article in English about the research here.

財経新聞
http://www.zaikei.co.jp/article/20140208/177161.html

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An organic path to cheaper solar

Business Spectator, a news and commentary website,  reports the findings of OIST's research on solar cells.
http://www.businessspectator.com.au/article/2014/2/6/solar-energy/organic-path-cheaper-solar

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Low-Cost Solar Cells Moving Closer Thanks To New Research On Electrodes

The research on organic solar cells in Prof. Qi's Energy Materials and Surface Sciences Unit was featured in Clean Technica and Tech Investor News.
You can read the article here.
You can also read the OIST Web article about the research here.

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Refocusing higher education on multidisciplinarity would benefit scientists and economies, says Daya Reddy.

Dr. Daya Reddy, the South African research chair in computational mechanics in the Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, and president of the Academy of Science of South Africa, has an op-ed in Sci Dev Net about higher education in a multidisciplinary environment.

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A newly discovered gene may help treat osteoporosis

Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, and Matsumoto Dental University announced that the three universities’ research groups have discovered a specific gene that prevents osteoporosis from progressing, in experiments using mice. Finding out a method to boost the activity of the CNOT3 gene may help develop new drugs. The study will be published online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, after the 4th of February.

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World’s Largest Neural Network Simulation

The world's largest neural network simulation project, involving Prof. Kenji Doya and Dr. Jun Igarashi in the OIST Neural Computation Unit, has been picked up by several overseas media recently. You can also read an OIST article on this research published last August here.

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346 billion yen for Okinawa promotion, up 5.2 billion from the prefecture’s request

During a budget deal Friday with Finance Minister Taro Aso, Ichita Yamamoto, minister in charge of Okinawa issues, agreed upon the allocation of 346 billion yen in the fiscal 2014 budget to promote the local economy in Okinawa. On the back of sales tax increase starting in April, the government increased the budget by 5.2 billion. The budget includes 33 billion yen, up 3 billion from the initial request, earmarked for the construction of a second runway at Naha Airport each year, which will be separately allocated from the unrestricted lump-sum subsidy also beyond 2015.  

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Gov. Nakaima calls on Prime Minister to support OIST’s expansion

TV Asahi reported that Governor Nakaima went out of the hospital in Tokyo, where he is hospitalized to undergo some tests, to visit the prime minister’s office with the aim to call for the expansion of OIST from the current 300 faculty level to 500.

After the meeting with Prime Minister Abe, Governor Nakaima told reporters at a press conference that Abe, who had already visited OIST, implied that he would meet the requests from Okinawa Prefectural Government.

 

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World's Largest Neuronal Network Modeling

A latest posting on Science News, a Web-based science video channel operated by the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), features the world's largest neuronal network simulation successfully achieved by OIST's Prof. Kenji Doya and Dr. Jun Igarashi, and their collaborators at RIKEN and Forschungszentrum Jülich in Germany. You can watch the video (in Japanese) by clicking any of the links below. To read about their research, cllick here.

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Build-A-Nanoparticle Article in Overseas Media

Anna Ikarashi's most recent OIST Web article, Build-A-Nanoparticle, about a research paper by Prof. Mukhles Sowwan's Nanoparticles by Design Unit, was picked up by overseas press.

Science Daily:
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131107094021.htm

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