14 Jan 2019
OIST isn't just about hardcore theoretical sciences: we're also using applied techniques to help conserve the culture of Okinawa. Anya Dani uses sophisticated science to air the recovery of...
Type: Video
21 May 2018
Zoological drawing showing the diversity of Acantharian planktonic hosts.
Type: Photo
22 Dec 2017
When Yoko Nomura moved from warm, dry California to the subtropical island of Okinawa, she was struck by the stifling heat and humidity. Searching for ways to survive the Okinawan summer months,...
Type: Press release
22 Dec 2017
Toshiko Taira, a living national treasure who made great efforts in the conservation of Basho-fu for the Kijoka Basho-fu Association, was herself certified as an Important Intangible Cultural...
Type: Photo
22 Dec 2017
The weaving process, which is part of the long and complicated traditional production process of Basho-fu.
Type: Photo
22 Dec 2017
Cultivation of Itobasho, a type of banana plant that is used to make Basho-fu.
Type: Photo
22 Dec 2017
Magnified images of vascular bundles after traditional degumming in ‘Naha-u’, the outer part of the banana plant leaf sheath that is used to make Basho-fu. 
Type: Photo
30 Nov 2017
A smartphone robot, created by Professor Kenji Doya and his team.
Type: Photo
30 Nov 2017
A series of untitled paintings by chimpanzees and bonobos.
Type: Photo
30 Nov 2017
A self-playing piano, containing the music ‘Study for Player Piano’ by composer Conlon Nancarrow.
Type: Photo
30 Nov 2017
Hideki Nakazawa, the exhibition curator and artist, in front of his ‘Manifesto of Artificial Intelligence Art and Aesthetics.’
Type: Photo
30 Nov 2017
Mika Kusakari, the exhibition curator and artist in front of her own artwork, ‘Uneven Painting #50.’
Type: Photo
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