OIST in the News
QAB News featured our "Ishigaki Blue" exhibition.
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Prof. Thomas Busch and his unit has been featured on the website "Welcome to the Quantum World", the outreach page of the National Institute for Informatics in Tokyo.
Marine Genomics Unit's ongoing research, the sea cavier (Caulerpa lentillifera) genome decoding, was introduced in an article of Nikkei Biothech on the issue of May 16th, 2016.Read More
Dr. Friedman, contributing to the establishment and promotion of OIST, receives the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun Award
Dr. Jerome Friedman received local reporters during his stay in Okinawa after he received the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun Award. The Okinawa Television Broadcasting (OTV) news broadcast his interview and showed his contribution to OIST in its early days.Read More
Inspired by an interview with Prof. Mitsuhiro Yanagida (G0 Cell Unit), Nikkei Business Publications' reporter proposed ways to intake more antioxidant in order to keep readers young.
Prof. Yanagida explained about 14 age-related compounds in human blood based on his latest study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. He emphasized the importance of antioxident to stay healthy throughout our life.Read More
OIST's story, "How the Ant Queen Gets Her Crown: Uncovering the Evolution of Queen-Worker Differences" has been covered in the following media outlets:Read More
Our new article Dancing on Ice has been covered by overseas media:Read More
Our article Taming Oceans for 24/7 Power has been covered by Japanese media:
OIST's story "Scientific Secrets for Successful Aging?" was picked up by the following media outlets:Read More
Dr. Machi Dilworth, OIST's Vice President of Gender Equality was interviewed by "Science Portal", a website run by JST.
She talked about her experience as a female scientist and an administrator in science in the US and Japan.Read More
OIST recently hosted a photo exhibition by Mr. Shawn Miller "Nature Therapy" which drew not only visitors to OIST but also media attention. One such press coverage was by the local Ryukyu Broadcasting Company (RBC) , which was broadcast during its evening prime-time news program. You can watch the whole report on YouTube. Enjoy!Read More
During his visit at OIST last Sunday to this Monday, Mr. Shigesato Itoi, a well known copywriter and essayist in Japan received a good vibrations from OIST students. He writes his short essay "Today's Daring 今日のダーリン" everyday and today, he mentioned OIST in it. (Translation is provided below.)
His website “Hobo Nikkan Itoi Shimbun” (www.1101.com) is the most viewed “personal” website in Japan, hitting 1.5 million page views per day. His Twitter account has 1 million followers.
The story "New Ways To Construct Contactless Magnetic Gears" was covered by the following media:Read More
Our new article "Electrons and Liquid Helium Advance Understanding of Zero-Resistance" has been covered by domestic and overseas media:Read More
Our new article "Visualising Atoms of Perovskite Crystals" has been covered by domestic and overseas media:Read More
Our new article "Seaweed Capsules May Lead to an Injection-Free Life for Diabetic Patients" has been covered by domestic and overseas media:Read More
Please see The Guardian's story about the OIST appointment of Prof. Mary Collins as Dean of Research:Read More
Our new research, Good News for Feast Lovers? Obesity-Promoting Genes Discovered was covered by following media all over the world:
A former junior-high schoolteacher, Mr. Hidetsune Takamine, who has been collecting ants in Okinawa for 40 years, donated his ant collection to OIST's Biodiversity and Biocomplexity Unit (Prof. Economo) on November 26. Learn more about the event.