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New book focuses on challenges faced by youth dealing with lasting legacies of colonialism

New book focuses on challenges faced by youth dealing with lasting legacies of colonialism

September 12, 2016  |  2 Comments
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Katherine Irwin and Karen Umemoto’s new book offers a critical analysis of Hawaiʻi’s urban and rural youth.

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UH Water Resources Research Center receives nearly $1M for water sustainability project

UH Water Resources Research Center receives nearly $1M for water sustainability project

September 8, 2016  |  Comments
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WRRC will conduct a three-year \ project focusing on developing optimal irrigation strategies in farmlands throughout Hawaiʻi, Guam and American Samoa.

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Lessons learned from a year on simulated Mars

Lessons learned from a year on simulated Mars

September 7, 2016  |  1 Comment
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After their year in isolation, crewmembers also have practical advise for future Hawaiʻi Space Exploration Analog and Simulation “lavanauts.”

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UH Cancer Center studies best way to reduce abdominal fat to lower cancer risk

UH Cancer Center studies best way to reduce abdominal fat to lower cancer risk

September 6, 2016  |  Comments
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A UH Cancer Center study will research if changes in dietary habits can reduce the amount of fat inside the abdomen to potentially decrease the risk for cancer.

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International study finds areas protecting wildlife are doing good job but need support

International study finds areas protecting wildlife are doing good job but need support

September 6, 2016  |  Comments
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Study led by UH Mānoa’s Megan Barnes highlights the need for effective management and more financial support in national parks around the world.

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Grants awarded for zooplankton research

Grants awarded for zooplankton research

September 6, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa assistant professor Daisuke Takagi is the recipient of multiple grants supporting his zooplankton research.

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UH partners with FDA on food, drug, cosmetic and medical device safety

UH partners with FDA on food, drug, cosmetic and medical device safety

September 1, 2016  |  Comments
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The FDA and the state will use their collective resources—scientists, laboratories and community outreach—to deal with food, drug, cosmetic and medical device safety in the state.

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Global media document historic University of Hawaiʻi Mars simulation

Global media document historic University of Hawaiʻi Mars simulation

August 28, 2016  |  1 Comment
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After 365 days, the longest mission in project history, and amidst a throng of media from around the world, six HI-SEAS crew members exited from their Mars simulation habitat.

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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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