Tag: biology

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  |  Comments
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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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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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