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Wastewater grease traps may damage sewer pipelines

Wastewater grease traps may damage sewer pipelines

April 18, 2016  |  1 Comment
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A Mānoa engineering team discovers that microorganisms in wastewater grease traps may actually aggravate fat, oil and grease deposits in sewers.

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Heat trumps cold in the treatment of jellyfish stings

Heat trumps cold in the treatment of jellyfish stings

April 14, 2016  |  3 Comments
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A recent study by researchers at UH Mānoa may finally put to rest the ongoing debate about whether to use cold or heat to treat jellyfish stings.

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New imaging technique reveals vulnerability of coral reefs

New imaging technique reveals vulnerability of coral reefs

April 13, 2016  |  Comments
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Using µCT (micro-computed tomography) scans, UH Mānoa’s Nyssa Silbiger and colleagues were able to calculate detailed bioerosion rates on coral reefs.

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Piggybacking viruses

Piggybacking viruses

April 6, 2016  |  Comments
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In the microscopic life that thrives around coral reefs researchers have discovered an interplay between viruses and microbes that defies conventional wisdom.

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UH managed Pacific Disaster Center aids fight against Zika

UH managed Pacific Disaster Center aids fight against Zika

April 5, 2016  |  1 Comment
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UH will continue to serve as managing partner of the Pacific Disaster Center

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School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology receives new marine facility

School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology receives new marine facility

March 30, 2016  |  Comments
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Newly renovated Pier 35 facility will house the UH Marine Center currently at Pier 45.

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UH researchers address military risk factors associated with cancer with $3M grants

UH researchers address military risk factors associated with cancer with $3M grants

March 30, 2016  |  1 Comment
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The UH Cancer Center and John A. Burns School of Medicine researchers were awarded 3 out of only 45 United States Department of Defense grants.

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Human carbon release rate is unprecedented in the past 66 million years of Earth’s history

Human carbon release rate is unprecedented in the past 66 million years of Earth’s history

March 21, 2016  |  Comments
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New research suggest humans are releasing carbon about 10 times faster than during any event in the past 66 million years.

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Bronze bell recovered from World War II aircraft-carrying submarine off Oahu coast

Bronze bell recovered from World War II aircraft-carrying submarine off Oahu coast

March 16, 2016  |  1 Comment
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During a test dive, the Hawaiʻi Undersea Research Laboratory recovered the bronze bell from the I-400—a World War II-era Imperial Japanese Navy mega-submarine.

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UH Hilo psychologist reviews 50 years of research on child anxiety treatment

UH Hilo psychologist reviews 50 years of research on child anxiety treatment

March 16, 2016  |  Comments
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The review looks at evidence-based results, revealing the most appropriate lines of treatment.

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