Tag: Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology

Piggybacking viruses

Piggybacking viruses

April 6, 2016  |  Comments
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In the microscopic life that thrives around coral reefs researchers have discovered an interplay between viruses and microbes that defies conventional wisdom.

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3D Under the Sea selected as finalist in national video competition

3D Under the Sea selected as finalist in national video competition

February 12, 2016  |  Comments
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John Burns’ 3D Under the Sea has been selected as one of nine finalists in the Ocean 180 Video Challenge.

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Honolulu Cookie Company and HIMB partner to save stranded whales and dolphins

Honolulu Cookie Company and HIMB partner to save stranded whales and dolphins

December 29, 2015  |  Comments
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Honolulu Cookie Company to donate $5,000 and call for public support to the Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology’ Marine Mammal Stranding Research and Rescue Initiative.

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Novel tsunami detection network uses navigation systems on commercial ships

Novel tsunami detection network uses navigation systems on commercial ships

December 16, 2015  |  1 Comment
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Scientists are using commercial ships operating in the North Pacific to construct a network of low-cost tsunami sensors to augment existing detection systems.

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Coral reef resiliency research draws high-profile investments

Coral reef resiliency research draws high-profile investments

November 5, 2015  |  4 Comments
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UH Mānoa coral expert Ruth Gates and her team race against time to breed corals that can withstand future ocean conditions.

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Marine biologist Carl Meyer shares insights on recent tiger shark bites

Marine biologist Carl Meyer shares insights on recent tiger shark bites

October 19, 2015  |  2 Comments
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With the recent shark attacks occurring around Hawaiʻi, UH marine biologist Carl Meyer shares some interesting shark facts.

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UH Mānoa undergraduate students make discoveries in Hawaiʻi

UH Mānoa undergraduate students make discoveries in Hawaiʻi

October 13, 2015  |  Comments
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Research by two recent UH Mānoa graduates sheds new light on Hawaiʻi’s past and current natural environment.

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Parental experience may help coral offspring survive climate change

Parental experience may help coral offspring survive climate change

August 6, 2015  |  4 Comments
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Preconditioning adult corals to increased temperature and ocean acidification resulted in offspring that may be better able to handle those future environmental stressors.

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Ruth Gates’ research to reverse rapid coral reef decline supported by Paul G. Allen

Ruth Gates’ research to reverse rapid coral reef decline supported by Paul G. Allen

August 4, 2015  |  3 Comments
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Ruth D. Gates’ research project to stabilize and restore coral reefs receives funding from Paul G. Allen’s Vulcan Inc.

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Timing is critical for the success of some spawning fish

Timing is critical for the success of some spawning fish

July 1, 2015  |  1 Comment
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New research from the Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology suggest timing of spawning predicts survival of reef fish.

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