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Smokers with newly discovered genetic markers have higher lung cancer risk

Smokers with newly discovered genetic markers have higher lung cancer risk

August 24, 2016  |  Comments
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Researchers discover new genetic markers associated with a fast rate of nicotine metabolism, which potentially leads smokers to smoke more, thereby, increasing their risk for lung cancer.

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Project Imua payload successfully launched

Project Imua payload successfully launched

August 17, 2016  |  Comments
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The Project Imua payload developed by students from four UH community colleges launched from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility.

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Improving storm forecasting goal of UH Mānoa and Jonathan Merage Foundation partnership

Improving storm forecasting goal of UH Mānoa and Jonathan Merage Foundation partnership

August 15, 2016  |  Comments
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SOEST’s Steven Businger explores how long-range lightning can improve storm forecasting.

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Infant mortality in post-earthquake Haiti

Infant mortality in post-earthquake Haiti

August 12, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa researchers find more needs to be done to assist displaced families living in camps as a result of natural disasters.

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Project Imua team completes final tests and integration at NASA Wallops

Project Imua team completes final tests and integration at NASA Wallops

August 11, 2016  |  Comments
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Students from four UH Community Colleges finished the remove before flight procedures for Project Imua.

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HI-SEAS recruiting for Mars simulation missions

HI-SEAS recruiting for Mars simulation missions

August 10, 2016  |  1 Comment
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The upcoming 8-month missions will be conducted on an isolated Mars-like environment on the slopes of Mauna Loa on the Big Island.

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Cancer treatment algorithm developed by UH Cancer Center

Cancer treatment algorithm developed by UH Cancer Center

August 9, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa’s Gordon Okimoto’s computational algorithm analyzes genomic data to help diagnose and treat cancer.

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Project Imua team ready for second NASA launch

Project Imua team ready for second NASA launch

August 4, 2016  |  Comments
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The team successfully conducted final mission simulation tests of their payload and scientific experiments.

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Summer Bridge program diversifies undergraduate enrollment

Summer Bridge program diversifies undergraduate enrollment

August 3, 2016  |  Comments
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A study by UH Mānoa and Kapiʻolani CC shows Summer Bridge program effective in encouraging students toward geosciences.

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Planets with the highest likelihood of harboring life identified

Planets with the highest likelihood of harboring life identified

August 3, 2016  |  1 Comment
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A research group including IfA’s Nader Haghighipour used data from NASA’s Kepler to identify planets that could support life.

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