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Seafood substitutions can expose consumers to unexpectedly high mercury

Seafood substitutions can expose consumers to unexpectedly high mercury

August 18, 2014  |  Comments
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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.

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Rapid warming of the Atlantic is source of recent Pacific climate trends

Rapid warming of the Atlantic is source of recent Pacific climate trends

August 5, 2014  |  Comments
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UH Manoa researchers discover that recent rapid Atlantic Ocean warming has affected climate in the Pacific.

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Laser wielding robot probes exoplanet systems

Laser wielding robot probes exoplanet systems

August 5, 2014  |  Comments
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An international team, including the Institute for Astronomy’s Christoph Baranec, is using the world’s first robotic laser adaptive optics system to explore thousands of exoplanet systems.

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Ocean expedition maps Loihi’s deepest reaches

Ocean expedition maps Loihi’s deepest reaches

August 4, 2014  |  1 Comment
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UH Manoa scientists and researchers lead underwater expedition to Lōʻihi, the youngest volcano in the Hawaiian island chain.

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Invasive lionfish likely safe to eat after all

Invasive lionfish likely safe to eat after all

August 1, 2014  |  Comments
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Scientists at the UH Manoa have learned that recent fears of invasive lionfish causing ciguatoxin poisoning may be unfounded.

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Mock Mars mission tests crew cohesion

Mock Mars mission tests crew cohesion

July 29, 2014  |  2 Comments
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Crew members emerge from four-month-long Hawaiʻi Space Exploration Analog and Simulation mission on Mauna Loa.

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Continued reduction in diabetes development shown in 16-year study

Continued reduction in diabetes development shown in 16-year study

July 29, 2014  |  Comments
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Increasing physical activity has prevented or delayed the development of Type 2 diabetes according to a national diabetes study.

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Kilauea exerted an influence on Tropical Storm Flossie

Kilauea exerted an influence on Tropical Storm Flossie

July 29, 2014  |  Comments
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A recent study done by UH Manoa atmospheric scientists revealed that although they are microscopic, gasses and particles from Kilauea volcano exerted an influence on Tropical Storm Flossie

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Record precision achieved in mass map of galaxy cluster

Record precision achieved in mass map of galaxy cluster

July 25, 2014  |  Comments
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An international team of astronomers, including the Institute for Astronomy’s Harald Ebeling, has mapped the mass within a galaxy cluster more precisely than ever before.

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2014 KIDS COUNT finds some gains for Hawaii’s children

2014 KIDS COUNT finds some gains for Hawaii’s children

July 22, 2014  |  2 Comments
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The 25th edition of the KIDS COUNT Data Book finds some gains in economic well-being and education of Hawaiʻi’s children, but concerns remain.

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