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A new study concludes warm climate is more sensitive to changes in CO2

A new study concludes warm climate is more sensitive to changes in CO2

November 9, 2016  |  1 Comment
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Led by UH Mānoa’s Tobias Friedrich, this study took a different approach in calculating climate sensitivity—using data from the history of Earth.

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UH Cancer Center researcher awarded $4.5 million to study breast and other cancers

UH Cancer Center researcher awarded $4.5 million to study breast and other cancers

November 2, 2016  |  Comments
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Lana Garmire’s research will identify biomarkers for preeclampsia and breast cancer risks and develop personalized treatments.

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New cancer treatment strategy discovered for acute myeloid leukemia

New cancer treatment strategy discovered for acute myeloid leukemia

November 1, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Cancer Center researchers discovered a novel therapeutic target and treatment strategy for acute myeloid leukemia, a cancer of the blood and bone marrow.

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UH researchers making advances in battle against rapid ʻōhiʻa death

UH researchers making advances in battle against rapid ʻōhiʻa death

October 28, 2016  |  Comments
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Ambrosia beetles may play a role in spreading the fungal disease that has affected 50,000 acres of ʻōhiʻa forests.

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Retracing the origins of a massive, multi-ring crater

Retracing the origins of a massive, multi-ring crater

October 28, 2016  |  Comments
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An international team of scientists have reconstructed the extreme collision that created one of the moon’s largest craters, 3.8 billion years ago.

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New effort to understand drought in Hawaiʻi and U.S. affiliated Pacific Islands

New effort to understand drought in Hawaiʻi and U.S. affiliated Pacific Islands

October 27, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa’s Abby Frazier leads a collaboration between UH and the USGS Pacific Islands Water Science Center.

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Mukesh Kumar receives funding to find effective treatment for brain inflammation

Mukesh Kumar receives funding to find effective treatment for brain inflammation

October 24, 2016  |  Comments
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The grant will support Kumar’s research on flavivirus infections—the leading cause to inflammation of the brain—tied to the West Nile, Japanese encephalitis, Zika and Dengue viruses.

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Two UH Hilo students investigate “Mars”

Two UH Hilo students investigate “Mars”

October 24, 2016  |  Comments
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The students—one a geologist and one an astrobiologist—are studying the habitability of volcanic terrains as analog environments for Mars.

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UH Mānoa receives funding to evaluate ocean observing technologies

UH Mānoa receives funding to evaluate ocean observing technologies

October 18, 2016  |  Comments
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Researchers at the Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology and Department of Oceanography have been awarded over $1 million to test and evaluate technology used to observe aquatic ecosystems.

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375 National Academy of Sciences members: Don’t abandon Paris Climate Agreement

375 National Academy of Sciences members: Don’t abandon Paris Climate Agreement

October 11, 2016  |  Comments
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Top U.S. scientists, including two UH Mānoa professors, pen open letter on climate urgency.

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