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A chilling discovery about the universe’s molecular building blocks of life

A chilling discovery about the universe’s molecular building blocks of life

July 14, 2016  |  1 Comment
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UH Mānoa’s Matt Abplanalp and Ralf Kaiser find evidence of cosmic-ray-triggered chemistry in interstellar ices that are relevant to life on Earth.

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Research on cavefish may lead to therapeutic methods in autism, schizophrenia

Research on cavefish may lead to therapeutic methods in autism, schizophrenia

July 14, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa’s Masato Yoshikawa shared his findings at the International Conference on Subterranean Biology.

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Alzheimer’s gene may show effects on brain starting in childhood

Alzheimer’s gene may show effects on brain starting in childhood

July 13, 2016  |  1 Comment
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A study by UH Mānoa’s Linda Chang shows people with a specific variant of the apolipoprotein-E gene are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease.

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UH-led team uses NASA’s Dawn mission to identify icy craters on Ceres

UH-led team uses NASA’s Dawn mission to identify icy craters on Ceres

July 8, 2016  |  Comments
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The dwarf planet shows signs of ice deposits that may have formed over billions of years.

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Genetic roots of insect’s waterproof coating could lead to innovative pest control

Genetic roots of insect’s waterproof coating could lead to innovative pest control

July 3, 2016  |  Comments
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University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa researcher Joanne Yew identifies the spidey gene that keeps insects waterproof.

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Architecture is key for future Mars exploration

Architecture is key for future Mars exploration

June 29, 2016  |  Comments
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How will humans be able to both survive and thrive on places like Mars? One answer, is architecture.

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<abbr>NOAA</abbr> continues to support coastal and ocean observing in the Pacific Islands

NOAA continues to support coastal and ocean observing in the Pacific Islands

June 23, 2016  |  Comments
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The Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System awarded more than $2.75 million to to enhance and sustain coastal and ocean observing efforts throughout the U.S. Pacific Islands region.

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Good bacteria vital to coral reef survival

Good bacteria vital to coral reef survival

June 23, 2016  |  2 Comments
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UH Mānoa coral research highlights bacteria’s role in coral reef health and recovery.

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Hawaiʻi teens making better choices according to KIDS COUNT 2016

Hawaiʻi teens making better choices according to KIDS COUNT 2016

June 21, 2016  |  Comments
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Annual report analyzes improvements and areas of concern for the state’s children, families and communities.

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New analysis reveals large-scale motion around San Andreas Fault System

New analysis reveals large-scale motion around San Andreas Fault System

June 20, 2016  |  9 Comments
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SOEST researchers discover nearly 125 mile-wide “lobes” of uplift and subsidence straddling the fault system.

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