Tag: biology

Hundreds of species of fungi in deep coral ecosystems discovered by UH Mānoa botanists

Hundreds of species of fungi in deep coral ecosystems discovered by UH Mānoa botanists

July 11, 2017  |  Comments
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Mesophotic reefs in the Auau channel continuously disclose breathtaking levels of biodiversity, yielding species and behavioral interactions new to science.

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Giant sea spiders use their legs as gills and their guts as hearts

Giant sea spiders use their legs as gills and their guts as hearts

July 10, 2017  |  1 Comment
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UH Mānoa’s Amy Moran and Caitlin Shishido discovered the ancient group of marine arthropods extract oxygen in a way new to science.

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Developing environmental science stewards at Windward CC

Developing environmental science stewards at Windward CC

July 3, 2017  |  Comments
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PaCES participants perform research and community service projects, which combine the ahupuaʻa perspective (ridge-to-reef) and place-based STEM learning.

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Aloha, Henke Hall

Aloha, Henke Hall

June 27, 2017  |  3 Comments
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Professor Douglas Vincent shares some history of Henke Hall before its scheduled removal.

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Reptile skin grown in lab for first time, helps study endangered turtle disease

Reptile skin grown in lab for first time, helps study endangered turtle disease

June 27, 2017  |  Comments
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Scientists, including UH Mānoa’s Tina Weatherby, in turn were able to grow a tumor-associated virus to better understand certain tumor diseases.

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Henke Hall demolition clears way for state-of-the-art science building

Henke Hall demolition clears way for state-of-the-art science building

June 20, 2017  |  Comments
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The demolition of Henke is the part of the first phase of construction on UH Manoaʻs Life Sciences building scheduled to open fall 2019.

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UH scientists researching pueo in citizen science project

UH scientists researching pueo in citizen science project

May 23, 2017  |  2 Comments
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The Pueo Project encourages citizen scientists to report sightings, participate in organized surveys, and use photography to document behaviors.

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UH Mānoa student Jessica Johnson awarded state department fellowship to Germany

UH Mānoa student Jessica Johnson awarded state department fellowship to Germany

May 3, 2017  |  Comments
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Johnson to study and work in Germany while learning about everyday German life from a variety of perspectives.

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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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