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How bright is the future of space food?

How bright is the future of space food?

February 23, 2017  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa student Aleca Borsuk’s work with ancient grains may help feed future missions to Mars.

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Jute fiber genomes could help improve production of natural fiber

Jute fiber genomes could help improve production of natural fiber

February 23, 2017  |  Comments
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The research will be used to improve the plants’ traits, such as fiber quality, yield, disease resistance and salinity tolerance.

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Climate change research at UH Hilo: tree rings and bird song

Climate change research at UH Hilo: tree rings and bird song

February 23, 2017  |  Comments
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Professor of biology Patrick Hart and his research team are studying the endemic māmane tree and palila bird to learn how to predict future environmental changes.

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Birth control for mosquitoes targeted at saving Hawaiian birds

Birth control for mosquitoes targeted at saving Hawaiian birds

February 22, 2017  |  1 Comment
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UH Manoa and UH Hilo scientists are working to reduce the population of mosquitoes that threaten native bird species.

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Live streaming exploration of deepwater areas of Samoa

Live streaming exploration of deepwater areas of Samoa

February 16, 2017  |  Comments
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The expedition will sample volcanoes at different stages in their development, including the young active volcano, Vailuluʻu, and the older Samoan volcanic feature that defines the island of Tutuila.

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Hottest, most buoyant hotspots draw from primordial reservoir deep in the Earth

Hottest, most buoyant hotspots draw from primordial reservoir deep in the Earth

February 14, 2017  |  Comments
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Findings in Nature journal are based on original 2012 study by UH Manoa geologist Jasper Konter.

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UH Mānoa receives top international ranking for earth and environmental sciences

UH Mānoa receives top international ranking for earth and environmental sciences

February 11, 2017  |  2 Comments
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Research in ocean and marine sciences along with geology, geophysics and mineral physics and climate sciences contributed to the Nature Index ranking.

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A daily disturbance from the upper atmosphere leaves its footprints on tropical rainfall

A daily disturbance from the upper atmosphere leaves its footprints on tropical rainfall

February 9, 2017  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa researcher Takatoshi Sakazaki published a study in Geophysical Research Letters to determine the root cause of the temporal patterns.

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New study revises estimate of the greatest mass extinction

New study revises estimate of the greatest mass extinction

February 6, 2017  |  4 Comments
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The research by UH Mānoa’s Steven Stanley introduces new methods for calculating mass extinction and provides a more accurate picture of the history of life on Earth.

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Native squid and its bacterium may help human and environmental health

Native squid and its bacterium may help human and environmental health

February 5, 2017  |  Comments
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The Hawaiian bobtail squid is helping build UH’s microbiome research capacity.

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