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World Cancer Day 2016: Why HPV vaccination rates are low in Hawaii

World Cancer Day 2016: Why HPV vaccination rates are low in Hawaii

February 4, 2016  |  Comments
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The Hawaiʻi HPV Immunization Improvement Project points to reasons why the vaccine rate has remained low in the state among boys and decreased in recent years among girls.

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Native silverswords threatened by shifting climate patterns

Native silverswords threatened by shifting climate patterns

February 1, 2016  |  2 Comments
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UH Mānoa researchers shows how shifting atmospheric circulation patterns that may be caused by climate change are threatening populations of the iconic silversword on Haleakalā.

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Gene sequencing of rare Hawaiian crow will assist in conservation efforts

Gene sequencing of rare Hawaiian crow will assist in conservation efforts

January 28, 2016  |  Comments
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A UH Hilo researcher assisted in sequencing the rare Hawaiian crow’s genome, which will assist conservation efforts.

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Y gene not necessary for assisted reproduction of mice

Y gene not necessary for assisted reproduction of mice

January 28, 2016  |  2 Comments
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New John A. Burns School of Medicine study discovers two genes can be substituted for Y chromosome in spermatogenesis and reproduction

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How bacteria induce settling and transformation of marine larvae investigated

How bacteria induce settling and transformation of marine larvae investigated

January 26, 2016  |  Comments
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An $870,000 grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation will help UH researchers study the settling of larvae of marine invertebrate animals.

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Teens who use e-cigarettes are more likely to start smoking cigarettes

Teens who use e-cigarettes are more likely to start smoking cigarettes

January 25, 2016  |  2 Comments
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Teenagers who use e-cigarettes are more likely to start smoking tobacco cigarettes, according to new UH Cancer Center study

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Gastrointestinal cancer researcher receives $100,000 pilot study grant

Gastrointestinal cancer researcher receives $100,000 pilot study grant

January 22, 2016  |  Comments
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The Masami Horio Memorial Fund awards $100,000 to Scott Kuwada of the UH Cancer Center for gastrointestinal cancer pilot study.

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Hawaiʻi wildfires strongly linked to human activity

Hawaiʻi wildfires strongly linked to human activity

January 22, 2016  |  3 Comments
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New research paper co-authored by UH Mānoa researchers outlines surprising frequency of wildfire in the Hawaiian Islands.

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New experiments determine effective treatments for box jelly stings

New experiments determine effective treatments for box jelly stings

January 19, 2016  |  1 Comment
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UH Mānoa researchers developed an array of highly innovative experiments to allow scientists to safely test first-aid measures used for box jellyfish stings.

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UH expands global network capacity with RTI partnership

UH expands global network capacity with RTI partnership

January 14, 2016  |  Comments
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Multimillion dollar agreement with RAM Telecom International will supply transpacific fiber system capacity to the University of Hawaiʻi.

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