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UH scientists scrutinize first aid for man o’ war stings

UH scientists scrutinize first aid for man o’ war stings

May 2, 2017  |  Comments
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Researchers find that the treatment for man o’ war stings is no different than other jellyfish stings.

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UH researchers: Current jellyfish sting recommendations can worsen stings

UH researchers: Current jellyfish sting recommendations can worsen stings

March 20, 2017  |  8 Comments
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Rinsing, scraping and other common techniques can increase venom activity, which may be lethal with certain species of jellyfish.

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Jellyfish researcher Angel Yanagihara chosen as a Fulbright Specialist

Jellyfish researcher Angel Yanagihara chosen as a Fulbright Specialist

April 28, 2016  |  1 Comment
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Angel Yanagihara will take her expertise to Ireland to help fight effects of jellyfish blooms.

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Heat trumps cold in the treatment of jellyfish stings

Heat trumps cold in the treatment of jellyfish stings

April 14, 2016  |  6 Comments
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A recent study by researchers at UH Mānoa may finally put to rest the ongoing debate about whether to use cold or heat to treat jellyfish stings.

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New experiments determine effective treatments for box jelly stings

New experiments determine effective treatments for box jelly stings

January 19, 2016  |  3 Comments
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UH Mānoa researchers developed an array of highly innovative experiments to allow scientists to safely test first-aid measures used for box jellyfish stings.

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Student videographer named semi-finalist in national contest

Student videographer named semi-finalist in national contest

November 19, 2014  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa student Amanda Shell named one of 12 semi-finalists in the Second LabTV Tribeca National Video Awards Contest.

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Jellyfish research featured in Florida schools

Jellyfish research featured in Florida schools

February 21, 2014  |  1 Comment
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The educational video, The Science of the Sting, features Angel Yanagihara’s research program on the box jelly and a discussion of her experience as a research scientist.

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Study links box jellyfish abundance and environmental variability

Study links box jellyfish abundance and environmental variability

October 25, 2013  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa researchers publish an analysis of 14 years of monthly jellyfish collection data in PLOS ONE.

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Box jellyfish research breakthrough by Manoa biochemist

Box jellyfish research breakthrough by Manoa biochemist

December 12, 2012  |  6 Comments
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UH Mānoa Angel Yanagihara has developed a medicine that effectively treats the sting of a box jellyfish.

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