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Why some are more susceptible to environmental carcinogens

Why some are more susceptible to environmental carcinogens

June 14, 2017  |  Comments
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UH Cancer Center researchers found that people carrying BAP1 gene mutations are more susceptible to asbestos, sunlight and other environmental carcinogens.

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New genome sequence highlights corn’s adaptability

New genome sequence highlights corn’s adaptability

June 14, 2017  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa researchers contributed to the “flexible” corn genome study that led to a fuller understanding of the culturally and economically important crop.

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Coach Dave Shoji endowment established

Coach Dave Shoji endowment established

June 14, 2017  |  Comments
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The $130,000 raised at Shoji’s retirement celebration will support the Rainbow Wahine volleyball program and the Dave and Mary Shoji Scholarship Endowment Fund.

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Older women in Hawaiʻi are 57 percent more likely to live in poverty than older men

Older women in Hawaiʻi are 57 percent more likely to live in poverty than older men

June 14, 2017  |  3 Comments
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A new analysis finds that Social Security benefits are especially crucial for older women in Hawaiʻi, who are more likely to live in poverty and less likely to have access to assets or savings in retirement.

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Navigate and sail by the stars aboard a virtual Hōkūleʻa

Navigate and sail by the stars aboard a virtual Hōkūleʻa

June 13, 2017  |  2 Comments
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LAVA students have created Kilo Hōkū, which simulates being onboard the Hōkūleʻa and allows users to navigate using the stars in a virtual setting.

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UH West Oʻahu duo in leadership positions in HSTA’s student program

UH West Oʻahu duo in leadership positions in HSTA’s student program

June 13, 2017  |  Comments
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Lydia Haff and Liann Sanerivi will represent the more than 700 college HSTA/NEA members in university teacher-preparation programs throughout Hawaiʻi.

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UH accelerator named in top 30

UH accelerator named in top 30

June 9, 2017  |  Comments
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XLR8UH has been named a top 30 U.S. accelerator in the 2017 Seed Accelerator Rankings

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Forecasting coral disease outbreaks across Pacific Ocean

Forecasting coral disease outbreaks across Pacific Ocean

June 9, 2017  |  1 Comment
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The Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology was awarded a $1.026 million NASA grant to develop coral disease forecasting models for Hawaiʻi, U.S.-affiliated Pacific Islands and the Great Barrier Reef.

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Economics Professor Emeritus Sumner La Croix awarded the Clio Can

Economics Professor Emeritus Sumner La Croix awarded the Clio Can

June 9, 2017  |  1 Comment
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The annual award recognizes leading scholars in economic history who have provided exceptional service to the field of cliometrics.

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New wave buoy off Pearl Harbor to measure ocean conditions

New wave buoy off Pearl Harbor to measure ocean conditions

June 9, 2017  |  Comments
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Currents data, along with wave information, will help to enhance marine safety, navigation and harbor operations on Oʻahu’s south shore.

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