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Listening for neutrinos at the bottom of the world

Listening for neutrinos at the bottom of the world

April 28, 2017  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa’s Peter Gorham is searching for the elusive neutrino, a tiny particle capable of traveling at light speed, with a special instrument called ANITA.

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HI-SEAS Mission V team tests NASA instrument

HI-SEAS Mission V team tests NASA instrument

April 27, 2017  |  Comments
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The instrument tracks levels of methane and carbon dioxide, two gases crucial for studying the chemistry of Earth’s atmosphere.

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Lack of resources prevents marine protected areas from realizing full potential

Lack of resources prevents marine protected areas from realizing full potential

April 26, 2017  |  Comments
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In areas with sufficient staffing increases, fish populations were nearly three times greater than those without adequate personnel.

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Deepest ocean observatory celebrates ten years of operation

Deepest ocean observatory celebrates ten years of operation

April 24, 2017  |  Comments
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The ALOHA Cabled Observatory provides power and internet communications to scientific instruments on the seafloor.

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Hawaiʻi-built infrared instrument for world’s largest solar telescope catches first rays

Hawaiʻi-built infrared instrument for world’s largest solar telescope catches first rays

April 12, 2017  |  Comments
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When the Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope is completed it will rely on two complex infrared instruments being built by the University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy.

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Climate change research at UH Hilo: Monitoring the coasts for signs of erosion

Climate change research at UH Hilo: Monitoring the coasts for signs of erosion

April 11, 2017  |  Comments
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Researchers are using small unmanned aerial vehicles to make predictions on how the rise in sea level will affect the coast and what that entails for communities.

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Cancer treatment potential of ironweed plant

Cancer treatment potential of ironweed plant

April 11, 2017  |  1 Comment
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A UH Cancer Center researcher receives a $3 million NCI grant to study how natural compounds in ironweed plant extract can be used to treat breast and brain cancers.

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Who lives longer: Hawaiʻi life expectancies examined

Who lives longer: Hawaiʻi life expectancies examined

April 5, 2017  |  Comments
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Life expectancy at birth in Hawaiʻi has increased consistently over the years.

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Importance of coastal water quality to recreational beach users

Importance of coastal water quality to recreational beach users

March 29, 2017  |  2 Comments
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Survey participants are willing to pay to keep water clean and improve fish and coral abundance.

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Viruses in the oceanic basement

Viruses in the oceanic basement

March 29, 2017  |  2 Comments
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UH Mānoa researchers provide evidence that the viruses are actively infecting the many unusual microorganisms that live deep in the rocky crust of the seafloor.

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