Tag: biology

Climate change research at UH Hilo: Collecting data on forests and trees

Climate change research at UH Hilo: Collecting data on forests and trees

March 17, 2017  |  Comments
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Researchers believe the biggest challenge that Hawaiian tree species will face in the future is how quickly they will get water, especially in higher temperatures.

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Climate change research at UH Hilo: tree rings and bird song

Climate change research at UH Hilo: tree rings and bird song

February 23, 2017  |  Comments
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Professor of biology Patrick Hart and his research team are studying the endemic māmane tree and palila bird to learn how to predict future environmental changes.

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Alice Ball scholarship honors pioneering chemist in fight against Hansen’s disease

Alice Ball scholarship honors pioneering chemist in fight against Hansen’s disease

February 23, 2017  |  1 Comment
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The Alice Ball scholarship provides support for College of Natural Sciences students.

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Milestone in innovative Life Sciences building project

Milestone in innovative Life Sciences building project

January 9, 2017  |  3 Comments
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Layton Construction Company and Group 70 International selected for the design and construction of the Life Science building on the Mānoa campus.

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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 Hilo climate change research project receives fourth year of funding

UH Hilo climate change research project receives fourth year of funding

October 4, 2016  |  Comments
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NSF has released $1 million from the Centers for Research Excellence and Technology Program to fund UH Hilo’s climate change research project.

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Life Sciences building project marks new beginning for UH Mānoa

Life Sciences building project marks new beginning for UH Mānoa

August 22, 2016  |  1 Comment
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The 21st century learning facility will house the biology, microbiology and botany departments and the Pacific Biosciences Research Center.

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Amphibian and reptile conservation focus of new book

Amphibian and reptile conservation focus of new book

July 18, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Manoa’s Robert Thomson and Amber Wright publish California Amphibian and Reptile Species of Special Concern.

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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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NSF funds undergraduate DNA and biodiversity research

NSF funds undergraduate DNA and biodiversity research

June 3, 2016  |  Comments
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Undergraduates arrive to begin DNA-based discoveries in Hawaiʻi’s biodiversity.

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