Author Archive: Marcie Grabowski

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Protecting the deep sea: a call for balancing mining and ecosystem sustainability

Protecting the deep sea: a call for balancing mining and ecosystem sustainability

UH Mānoa scientist Craig Smith proposes a strategy for deep-sea resource management and protection.

July 9, 2015 | By | Reply More
New research uncovers brain circuit in fruit fly that detects anti-aphrodisiac

New research uncovers brain circuit in fruit fly that detects anti-aphrodisiac

UH Mānoa research finds brain circuit in male fruit flies that controls mating decisions.

July 7, 2015 | By | Reply More
Timing is critical for the success of some spawning fish

Timing is critical for the success of some spawning fish

New research from the Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology suggest timing of spawning predicts survival of reef fish.

July 1, 2015 | By | Reply More
Deep sea sharks are buoyant

Deep sea sharks are buoyant

Scientists from UH Mānoa and University of Tokyo revealed that two species of deep-sea sharks, sixgill and prickly sharks, are positively buoyant

June 19, 2015 | By | 2 Replies More
Comet Wild 2: A window into the birth of the solar system?

Comet Wild 2: A window into the birth of the solar system?

Led by Ryan Ogliore at the Hawaiʻi Institute of Geophysics and Planetology, a research team investigates the oxygen isotope and mineral composition of the comet dust returned from Wild 2.

May 13, 2015 | By | 2 Replies More
New study uses meteorites to date moon-forming impact

New study uses meteorites to date moon-forming impact

“Dating the Moon-forming impact event with asteroidal meteorites” appears in the current issue of the journal Science.

April 23, 2015 | By | 3 Replies More
David Karl honored with DuPont Award for outstanding accomplishment in microbiology

David Karl honored with DuPont Award for outstanding accomplishment in microbiology

UH Mānoa professor David Karl recognized by the American Society for Microbiology with distinguished award

April 15, 2015 | By | Reply More
New data allows broad view of human influence on Pacific ecosystems

New data allows broad view of human influence on Pacific ecosystems

Researcher studying extremely remote and uninhabited reefs in an effort to understand what coral reefs would be like in the absence of humans.

April 1, 2015 | By | Reply More
New research predicts a doubling of coastal erosion by mid-century in Hawaiʻi

New research predicts a doubling of coastal erosion by mid-century in Hawaiʻi

New research from scientists at UH Mānoa brings into clearer focus just how dramatically Hawaiʻi beaches might change as sea level rises in the future.

March 23, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Oceanic microbes behave in synchrony across ocean basins

Oceanic microbes behave in synchrony across ocean basins

Researchers found that microbial communities in different regions of the Pacific Ocean displayed strikingly similar daily rhythms in their metabolism despite inhabiting extremely different habitats.

March 13, 2015 | By | 2 Replies More