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America’s first wave-produced power goes online in Hawaiʻi

America’s first wave-produced power goes online in Hawaiʻi

September 23, 2016  |  Comments
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The Hawaiʻi Natural Energy Institute is providing environmental monitoring, independent wave energy conversion device power performance and durability analysis and critical marine logistical support.

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UH medical school part of $157 million NIH award for childhood health

UH medical school part of $157 million NIH award for childhood health

September 23, 2016  |  Comments
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The John A. Burns School of Medicine has been selected to build state-of-the art pediatric clinical research networks in rural and medically underserved areas.

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Environmental Protection Agency awards $132,000 to graduate student for coral reef research

Environmental Protection Agency awards $132,000 to graduate student for coral reef research

September 22, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Manoa’s Chris Wall was selected for the Science to Achieve Results fellowship to support his research on the impacts of near-shore stressors on coral reefs.

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Indian Ocean sea level on the rise according to new study

Indian Ocean sea level on the rise according to new study

September 21, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa’s Philip Thompson of the Sea Level Center examined 25 years of interactions between the atmosphere and the ocean surface.

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Past climate change swings orchestrated early human migration waves out of Africa

Past climate change swings orchestrated early human migration waves out of Africa

September 21, 2016  |  1 Comment
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UH at Mānoa researchers challenge prominent anthropological models in a new study published in the journal Nature.

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Researchers find potential signature of cognitive function in people living with HIV

Researchers find potential signature of cognitive function in people living with HIV

September 19, 2016  |  Comments
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UH researchers identify a unique footprint in specific types of immune cells from blood that can identify individuals with HIV that have impairments in cognitive function.

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Research forecasts future ocean crisis

Research forecasts future ocean crisis

September 14, 2016  |  Comments
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A study by UH Hilo’s Matthew Knope warns of a future mass extinction if marine resources are not better managed.

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Unexpected changes in high-level equatorial winds surprise scientists

Unexpected changes in high-level equatorial winds surprise scientists

September 12, 2016  |  Comments
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A study published last week in Science presents a mechanism to explain the unexpected and unprecedented disruption of the atmospheric winds in February 2016.

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Doctor supply grew but statewide shortage is still apparent

Doctor supply grew but statewide shortage is still apparent

September 12, 2016  |  1 Comment
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The Hawaiʻi Physician Workforce Assessment finds that Hawaiʻi is looking better but the state still has a shortage of 500 physicians overall.

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New book focuses on challenges faced by youth dealing with lasting legacies of colonialism

New book focuses on challenges faced by youth dealing with lasting legacies of colonialism

September 12, 2016  |  2 Comments
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Katherine Irwin and Karen Umemoto’s new book offers a critical analysis of Hawaiʻi’s urban and rural youth.

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