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Biochemist at UH Hilo looks for clues to cure cancer

Biochemist at UH Hilo looks for clues to cure cancer

May 4, 2016  |  Comments
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Assistant Professor Li Tao is doing research into the mechanisms of cell division that will provide clues for cancer treatment.

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Video features ʻalalā, Hawaiian crow, research and conservation work

Video features ʻalalā, Hawaiian crow, research and conservation work

May 3, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Hilo scientists and partners working on bringing the &#699alal&#257, or Hawaiian crow, back from near extinction are celebrating the first hatchlings of the 2016 breeding season.

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Campaign to conserve ʻōhiʻa trees finds roots in community

Campaign to conserve ʻōhiʻa trees finds roots in community

April 27, 2016  |  1 Comment
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A strong show of public support for the #ohialove crowdfunding campaign to bank ʻōhiʻa tree seeds has encouraged organizers to increase their fundraising goal

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Four new algae species discovered in Hawaiʻi’s deep waters

Four new algae species discovered in Hawaiʻi’s deep waters

March 11, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Manoa researchers announced the discovery of four new species of deep-water algae from Hawaiʻi.

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Coral reef society honors UH Mānoa professor

Coral reef society honors UH Mānoa professor

March 1, 2016  |  1 Comment
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UH Mānoa professor Mark Hixon recognized as a first-cohort Fellow of the International Society for Reef Studies

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FBI Special Agent Edward You presents Safeguarding Science and the Future

FBI Special Agent Edward You presents Safeguarding Science and the Future

February 19, 2016  |  Comments
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Edward You to give talk on the future of biology and the challenges in security involving health, cybersecurity, and the economy.

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Professor Heinz Gert de Couet appointed National Science Foundation division director

Professor Heinz Gert de Couet appointed National Science Foundation division director

February 9, 2016  |  1 Comment
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UH Mānoa Professor Heinz Gert de Couet appointed division director for the National Science Foundation’s Division of Integrative Organismal Systems.

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Seeding the future of the ʻōhiʻa tree

Seeding the future of the ʻōhiʻa tree

February 7, 2016  |  Comments
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The Lyon Arboretum launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds to save seeds from the threatened ʻōhiʻa trees.

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Gene sequencing of rare Hawaiian crow will assist in conservation efforts

Gene sequencing of rare Hawaiian crow will assist in conservation efforts

January 28, 2016  |  Comments
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A UH Hilo researcher assisted in sequencing the rare Hawaiian crow’s genome, which will assist conservation efforts.

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Understanding and stoppping rapid ʻŌhiʻa death

Understanding and stoppping rapid ʻŌhiʻa death

December 11, 2015  |  Comments
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Researchers at UH Hilo aim to understand disease killing off large numbers of ʻōhiʻa trees

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