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Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, interdisciplinary graduate school offering 5-year PhD program in Science. (日本語:
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No plans after the enthronement ceremony? The campus is open to visitors from 09:00-17:00! Find out more here:
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OIST Oct 18
It’s tomorrow in Tokyo!
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OIST Oct 18
A big thank you to Dr. Samaya Nissanke of , who came to deliver a fascinating on the observation of merging binary neutron stars. We hope you enjoyed your time here!
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OIST Oct 17
OIST researchers have constructed a new termite family tree, shedding unexpected light on the evolutionary history of this unassuming insect brood. Read about the paper here:
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OIST Oct 16
A team of OIST scientists reports an approach for studying charge transfer in real-time, without the need for complex imaging techniques. Read more here:
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OIST Oct 16
Why are we so arrogant when it comes to sleep? How can we turn circadian science into sensible policy? What happens to the microbiome in space? All of this and more with Northwestern's Professor Fred Turek. Listen now via the OIST Podcast:
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OIST Oct 13
OIST's Maeva Techer featured on the WonderLabs podcast to talk bees, mites and colony collapse. Plus, an exciting project using bees to save corals! 🐝 Apple: Google: Spotify: YouTube:
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OIST Oct 11
We were pleased to host Prof. Mareki Honma of at , who told the fascinating story of the VLBI radio telescopes, and how they have been used to see the structure of the and help produce 's recent image of a . Thank you for coming!
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OIST Oct 10
Int'l Society for Microbial Electrochemistry and Technology Global Conference is being held at from Oct 7-11. 220 participants from 30 different countries join lively discussions the complex interactions of microorganisms and electrodes.
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OIST Oct 10
OIST公式日本語twitterアカウント: Subscribe to newsletter "OIST Update" at
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OIST Oct 10
A new OIST study in reveals an important role for inhibitory circuits in extending memory. Read more here:
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OIST Oct 9
OIST Science Talk in Naha is coming back! The first one is by PhD student Ivan Mbogo about evolution! See it at Naha Junkudo Book Store on Oct 25th from 18:30 to 19:30. Everyone is welcome!
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OIST Oct 9
Using a phone right now? You have this year’s winners in to thank for that! Prof. John B Goodenough, Prof. M Stanley Whittingham and Prof. Akira Yoshino were awarded for their work on lithium batteries. sends our congratulations!
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OIST Oct 9
What is good leadership in science? How can we make science more collaborative? Who decides what gets funded? All of this and more with the Wellcome Trust's . Listen now via the OIST Podcast:
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OIST Oct 8
More congratulations are due for the winners for : James Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz have won for their fascinating work about the evolution of the universe, and the discovery of the first exoplanet. Well done to them all!
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OIST Oct 8
The OIST column of the Asahi Shimbun GLOBE+ features two researchers from OIST Evolutionary Genomics Unit. Why researchers are fascinated by termites? (Only in Japanese)
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OIST Oct 7
OIST ECO club welcomes Miklós Gyalai-Korpos, a “plastic pirate” helping fight ocean pollution. Join us at OIST (room C210) on 16 Oct, 12:15-14:00, for a talk and film exploring this environmental challenge. Meanwhile, check out the “Plastic Cup” trailer:
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OIST Oct 7
Congratulations from to the 2019 winners in Physiology or Medicine! William G. Kaelin Jr, Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza have been awarded for their research into hypoxia in cells.
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Peter Gruss Oct 6
In packed hall PM Shinzo Abe pledges to be "cheerleader in chief" for Science and Technology at this year’s Science and Technology in Society Forum here in Kyoto. OIST Founding Father and Governor Koji Omi chairing.
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OIST Oct 7
Meet BioAlchemy: the OIST startup using anaerobic bacteria to treat wastewater at the point of production. BioAlchemy's devices remove the need for complex sewage systems and treatment plants, allowing a decentralized approach to water treatment.
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