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Cellular pathway that may re-energize immune cells to eliminate HIV discovered

Cellular pathway that may re-energize immune cells to eliminate HIV discovered

January 11, 2016  |  1 Comment
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Researchers discover immune pathway that can be targeted to increase the immune systems’ ability to eliminate HIV

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UH Cancer Center evaluates noni

UH Cancer Center evaluates noni

January 8, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Cancer Center researchers test if noni extract could potentially help prostate cancer.

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Genetics discovery sheds new light on function of Y chromosome gene

Genetics discovery sheds new light on function of Y chromosome gene

January 5, 2016  |  1 Comment
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Institute for Biogenesis Research scientists uncover substantial new knowledge about the function of the Y chromosome gene.

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Researchers find four unrelated families share identical mutation of BAP1 gene

Researchers find four unrelated families share identical mutation of BAP1 gene

December 22, 2015  |  2 Comments
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Findings of University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center researcher Michele Carbone and colleagues are published in PLOS Genetics.

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Beneficial bacteria in Hawaiian squid attracted to fatty acids

Beneficial bacteria in Hawaiian squid attracted to fatty acids

December 22, 2015  |  Comments
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A new study revealed that Vibrio fischeri has a novel type of receptors that sense the presence and concentration of fatty acids, a building block of all cell membranes.

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Novel tsunami detection network uses navigation systems on commercial ships

Novel tsunami detection network uses navigation systems on commercial ships

December 16, 2015  |  1 Comment
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Scientists are using commercial ships operating in the North Pacific to construct a network of low-cost tsunami sensors to augment existing detection systems.

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Data visualization expert to build the top system in the nation at the University of Hawaiʻi

Data visualization expert to build the top system in the nation at the University of Hawaiʻi

December 14, 2015  |  3 Comments
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The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa to become home to the best data visualization system in the U.S.

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Understanding and stoppping rapid ʻŌhiʻa death

Understanding and stoppping rapid ʻŌhiʻa death

December 11, 2015  |  Comments
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Researchers at UH Hilo aim to understand disease killing off large numbers of ʻōhiʻa trees

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UHERO forecast: Economic expansion will continue, despite global challenges

UHERO forecast: Economic expansion will continue, despite global challenges

December 11, 2015  |  Comments
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The University of Hawaiʻi Economic Research Organization finds that prospects for Hawaiʻi’s 2016 economic outlook remain good.

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Evidence for both mixing and layering of Earth’s interior clarifies long-standing debate

Evidence for both mixing and layering of Earth’s interior clarifies long-standing debate

December 10, 2015  |  Comments
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A new study suggests that mixing due to mantle flow occurs on a global scale, but discrete layers where material with similar composition has aggregated are maintained.

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