Author Archive: Talia Ogliore

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UH scientist maps supercluster of galaxies, names it Laniakea

UH scientist maps supercluster of galaxies, names it Laniakea

UH Mānoa astronomer R. Brent Tully has led an international team of astronomers in defining the supercluster of galaxies containing our own Milky Way

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From dandruff to deep sea vents, an ecologically hyper-diverse fungus

From dandruff to deep sea vents, an ecologically hyper-diverse fungus

Skin fungus linked to dandruff and other skin maladies has now been tracked to even further global reaches, according to UH Manoa scientist Anthony Amend

August 22, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Seafood substitutions can expose consumers to unexpectedly high mercury

Seafood substitutions can expose consumers to unexpectedly high mercury

A study led by UH Mānoa’s Peter Marko discovers that seafood mislabeling can disguise geographic origin, one of the most important factors in mercury levels.

August 18, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Navy expands investment at wave energy test site

Navy expands investment at wave energy test site

The Applied Research Laboratory at UH and Hawaiʻi Natural Energy Institute receives $9m for testing and research of wave energy conversion devices.

July 21, 2014 | By | Reply More
The ocean’s most abundant organisms have clear daily cycles

The ocean’s most abundant organisms have clear daily cycles

Scientists discover that communities of ocean microbes have their own daily cycles, results published in Science.

July 10, 2014 | By | Reply More
New understanding of ocean passageway could aid climate change forecasts

New understanding of ocean passageway could aid climate change forecasts

The passageway that links the Pacific Ocean to the Indian Ocean is acting differently because of climate change, and now its new behavior could, in turn, affect climate in both ocean basins in new ways.

June 23, 2014 | By | Reply More
UH startup SmarTummy places in national competition

UH startup SmarTummy places in national competition

A University of Hawaiʻi startup company placed 3rd in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers 2014 Innovation Showcase.

June 9, 2014 | By | Reply More
Antarctic ice-sheet less stable than previously assumed

Antarctic ice-sheet less stable than previously assumed

A Nature article points to an unstable Antarctic ice sheet that can abruptly reorganize Southern Hemisphere climate and cause rapid global sea level rise.

May 30, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
UH partners on project to improve nuclear arms control technology

UH partners on project to improve nuclear arms control technology

Milton Garces, of Hawaiʻi Institute for Geophysics and Planetology, will lead infrasound portion of program focused on improving the nation’s nuclear arms control technology.

May 6, 2014 | By | Reply More
Researchers find corn yields more sensitive to drought, climate change

Researchers find corn yields more sensitive to drought, climate change

The study, co-authored by UH Mānoa Associate Professor Michael Roberts, was published in May in the journal Science.

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