Tag: biology

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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Native bird survival drops as molt lengthens

Native bird survival drops as molt lengthens

January 20, 2012  |  3 Comments
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Endangered Hawaiian honeycreepers take longer to replace feathers as introduced birds spread.

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