• One Step Closer to Low Cost Solar Cells

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    The dwindling resources for conventional energy sources make renewable energy an exciting and increasingly important avenue of research. However, even...

  • 低コスト太陽電池の実現に向けて一歩前進

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     従来のエネルギー源として利用されている資源の減少により、再生可能なエネルギーが研究対象として注目さ...

  • 海洋における生命拡散のメカニズムを追う

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     OIST海洋生態物理学ユニットの中村雅子研究員による深海性カサガイの一種、キノミフネカサガイ(Lepetodrilus n...

  • Delving into the Spread of Marine Life

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    A paper by Dr. Masako Nakamura of the OIST Marine Biophysics Unit on the ecology of a deep-sea limpet called Lepetodrilus nuxon has been pub...

  • Woman Technicians at OIST

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    In approximately 50 research units at OIST, 110 technicians contribute to advance the research.  Their tasks vary from analyzing great quantities...

  • OISTの女性技術員

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     OISTの約50の研究ユニットでは、研究活動に貢献する技術員が総勢110名在籍しています。技術員の仕事は、膨大...

  • Seeking the Causes of Hyperactivity

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    The 60 trillion cells that comprise our bodies communicate constantly.  Information travels when chemical compounds released by some cells are re...

  • “Why Science?”

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    OIST hosted a two-day contest entitled, “Why Science?” on March 18-19. The competition brought 27 contestants from universities all over Japan, wh...

  • “Why Science?” –科学への情熱を語ろう!

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       3月18日から19日の2日間にわたり、OISTキャンパスにおいて、“Why Science?” と題したビデオコンテストが開...

  • Combating Obesity with New Okinawan Rice

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    In recent years, Okinawa has recorded the dubious distinction of having the highest obesity rate in Japan. Preventing obesity-related diseases is an u...