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Snow in Hawaiʻi: What does the future hold?

Snow in Hawaiʻi: What does the future hold?

May 2, 2017  |  Comments
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Research indicates that the two volcano summits are typically snow-covered at least 20 days each winter but that the snow cover will nearly disappear by the end of the century.

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Climate change research at UH Hilo: Near shore water quality

Climate change research at UH Hilo: Near shore water quality

May 2, 2017  |  Comments
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Researchers are investigating climate driven shifts in staph and MRSA for water resource and land management solutions.

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UH scientists scrutinize first aid for man o’ war stings

UH scientists scrutinize first aid for man o’ war stings

May 2, 2017  |  Comments
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Researchers find that the treatment for man o’ war stings is no different than other jellyfish stings.

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Listening for neutrinos at the bottom of the world

Listening for neutrinos at the bottom of the world

April 28, 2017  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa’s Peter Gorham is searching for the elusive neutrino, a tiny particle capable of traveling at light speed, with a special instrument called ANITA.

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HI-SEAS Mission V team tests NASA instrument

HI-SEAS Mission V team tests NASA instrument

April 27, 2017  |  Comments
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The instrument tracks levels of methane and carbon dioxide, two gases crucial for studying the chemistry of Earth’s atmosphere.

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Lack of resources prevents marine protected areas from realizing full potential

Lack of resources prevents marine protected areas from realizing full potential

April 26, 2017  |  Comments
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In areas with sufficient staffing increases, fish populations were nearly three times greater than those without adequate personnel.

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Deepest ocean observatory celebrates ten years of operation

Deepest ocean observatory celebrates ten years of operation

April 24, 2017  |  1 Comment
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The ALOHA Cabled Observatory provides power and internet communications to scientific instruments on the seafloor.

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Hawaiʻi-built infrared instrument for world’s largest solar telescope catches first rays

Hawaiʻi-built infrared instrument for world’s largest solar telescope catches first rays

April 12, 2017  |  Comments
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When the Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope is completed it will rely on two complex infrared instruments being built by the University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy.

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Climate change research at UH Hilo: Monitoring the coasts for signs of erosion

Climate change research at UH Hilo: Monitoring the coasts for signs of erosion

April 11, 2017  |  Comments
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Researchers are using small unmanned aerial vehicles to make predictions on how the rise in sea level will affect the coast and what that entails for communities.

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Cancer treatment potential of ironweed plant

Cancer treatment potential of ironweed plant

April 11, 2017  |  1 Comment
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A UH Cancer Center researcher receives a $3 million NCI grant to study how natural compounds in ironweed plant extract can be used to treat breast and brain cancers.

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