Tag: Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology

Good bacteria vital to coral reef survival

Good bacteria vital to coral reef survival

June 23, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa coral research highlights bacteria’s role in coral reef health and recovery.

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Coral reef experts bridge science to public policy

Coral reef experts bridge science to public policy

June 22, 2016  |  Comments
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The International Coral Reef Symposium brings researchers and policy makers together to preserve the ocean’s natural resources.

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UH playing important role in NASA coral study

UH playing important role in NASA coral study

June 14, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa’s Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology works with NASA to survey environmental changes to coral reefs.

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Corals and humans share genes

Corals and humans share genes

May 31, 2016  |  1 Comment
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Genes that can sense temperature and acidity are among those shared between humans and corals.

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Shark study helps explain higher incidence of encounters off Maui

Shark study helps explain higher incidence of encounters off Maui

May 19, 2016  |  1 Comment
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The research suggests awareness is best way to avoid shark bites.

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Board of Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Research awarded

Board of Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Research awarded

May 16, 2016  |  Comments
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The 2016 Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Research was awarded to Brian W. Bowen, Loïc Le Marchand and Kristin Pauker.

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Whitlow Au awarded gold medal by Acoustical Society of America

Whitlow Au awarded gold medal by Acoustical Society of America

May 3, 2016  |  Comments
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Whitlow W. L. Au has been named recipient of the gold medal of the Acoustical Society of America for contributions to understanding underwater biosonar.

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Protecting diversity on coral reefs: DNA may hold the key

Protecting diversity on coral reefs: DNA may hold the key

April 27, 2016  |  Comments
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Researchers find that large areas of intact coral reef, not disturbed by humans or climate change, harbor the greatest amount of genetic diversity

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Coral toolkit allows floating larvae to transform into reef skeletons

Coral toolkit allows floating larvae to transform into reef skeletons

April 27, 2016  |  Comments
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Researchers identified key and novel components of the molecular “toolkit” that allow corals to build their skeletons and described when these components are used.

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New imaging technique reveals vulnerability of coral reefs

New imaging technique reveals vulnerability of coral reefs

April 13, 2016  |  Comments
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Using µCT (micro-computed tomography) scans, UH Mānoa’s Nyssa Silbiger and colleagues were able to calculate detailed bioerosion rates on coral reefs.

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