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Promising anti-aging gene therapy developed through innovative partnership

Promising anti-aging gene therapy developed through innovative partnership

March 28, 2017  |  1 Comment
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Research by the UH medical school found a compound developed by Cardax Inc. can increase the expression of a gene that plays a role in longevity.

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As sea level rises, much of Honolulu and Waikiki vulnerable to groundwater inundation

As sea level rises, much of Honolulu and Waikiki vulnerable to groundwater inundation

March 26, 2017  |  1 Comment
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UH Mānoa researchers developed a computer model that simulates future flood scenarios in the urban core as sea level rises—as its projected for this century.

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UH researchers: Current jellyfish sting recommendations can worsen stings

UH researchers: Current jellyfish sting recommendations can worsen stings

March 20, 2017  |  7 Comments
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Rinsing, scraping and other common techniques can increase venom activity, which may be lethal with certain species of jellyfish.

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Climate change research at UH Hilo: Collecting data on forests and trees

Climate change research at UH Hilo: Collecting data on forests and trees

March 17, 2017  |  Comments
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Researchers believe the biggest challenge that Hawaiian tree species will face in the future is how quickly they will get water, especially in higher temperatures.

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Hawaiʻi plant conservation gets a boost

Hawaiʻi plant conservation gets a boost

March 14, 2017  |  Comments
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Lyon Arboretum’s Hawaiian Rare Plant Program awarded a $114,000 national grant to help preserve and restore native plants.

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University of Hawaiʻi education a strong investment

University of Hawaiʻi education a strong investment

March 14, 2017  |  Comments
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The UHERO report estimates the overall rate of return for a UH degree for those who continue to reside in Hawaiʻi is approximately 11 percent.

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Tiny bubbles of gene therapy may help treat hemophilia

Tiny bubbles of gene therapy may help treat hemophilia

March 13, 2017  |  2 Comments
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JABSOM researchers developed a technique to deposit bubbles of DNA into liver cells to make the missing blood clotting factor.

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Project Imua team looking forward to third rocket launch

Project Imua team looking forward to third rocket launch

March 7, 2017  |  Comments
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NASA videographer Kjell Redal’s documentary looks back on Project Imua’s second launch.

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UHERO forecast: As growth ebbs, risks swell

UHERO forecast: As growth ebbs, risks swell

March 3, 2017  |  Comments
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The March 2017 UHERO Report focuses on Hawaiʻi’s continuing economic expansion although the pace of growth is beginning to slow as policy uncertainties loom.

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Cooperation is key to reduce sediment runoff into West Maui reefs

Cooperation is key to reduce sediment runoff into West Maui reefs

March 2, 2017  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa research shows cooperation among landowners to reduce sediment runoff to nearshore reefs results in more cost-efficient and ecologically effective outcomes.

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