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Waterproof tablet project earns international recognition for graduate student

Waterproof tablet project earns international recognition for graduate student

April 4, 2014  |  Comments
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A novel proposal by UH Mānoa zoology graduate student John Burns has earned him a coveted spot as a finalist in the Rolex Awards for Enterprise.

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National Science Foundation renews UH Hilo’s $5 million CREST grant

National Science Foundation renews UH Hilo’s $5 million CREST grant

March 28, 2014  |  Comments
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Hilo’s Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science Program has been awarded a second $5 million grant for interdisciplinary study of climate change.

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Marine tubeworms need nudge to transition from larvae state

Marine tubeworms need nudge to transition from larvae state

January 13, 2014  |  Comments
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Researchers at UH Mānoa’s Kewalo Marine Laboratory have discovered a biological trigger behind the biofouling buildup.

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Could hybrid ecosystems save native forests in Hawaii?

Could hybrid ecosystems save native forests in Hawaii?

November 12, 2013  |  2 Comments
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University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo researchers test new hybrid ecosystems as a way to save Hawaiʻi’s low elevation native forests.

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State-of-the-art biology building open for learning

State-of-the-art biology building open for learning

August 8, 2013  |  2 Comments
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Edmondson Hall features newly renovated teaching and research laboratories for UH Mānoa’s biology program.

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Female Hawaii creeper leads population collapse

Female Hawaii creeper leads population collapse

July 12, 2013  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa researchers discover less than 28 percent of the adult population of the endangered Hawaii creeper in the Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge is female.

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ARCS Foundation honors Manoa doctoral candidates

ARCS Foundation honors Manoa doctoral candidates

June 7, 2013  |  Comments
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Graduate students Jonathan Whitney and Zachary Bergeron receive “Scholar of the Year” awards from the Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation.

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Scientists decode western painted turtle genome

Scientists decode western painted turtle genome

April 8, 2013  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa scientist Robert C. Thomson helped uncover the evolutionary history behind common turtle’s novel traits.

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Haleakala silversword faces global warming threat

Haleakala silversword faces global warming threat

January 15, 2013  |  Comments
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New research published in Global Change Biology warns that global warming may have severe consequences for the silversword in its native habitat.

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Rebecca Cann interviewed on evolutionary anniversary

Rebecca Cann interviewed on evolutionary anniversary

January 30, 2012  |  3 Comments
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Mitochondrial DNA study identifying a common ancestral mother spurs memories 25 years later.

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