Tag: marine biology

Live streaming exploration of deepwater areas of Samoa

Live streaming exploration of deepwater areas of Samoa

February 16, 2017  |  Comments
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The expedition will sample volcanoes at different stages in their development, including the young active volcano, Vailuluʻu, and the older Samoan volcanic feature that defines the island of Tutuila.

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Genome sequence of a new bacteria species published by UH Mānoa undergraduates

Genome sequence of a new bacteria species published by UH Mānoa undergraduates

December 13, 2016  |  Comments
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Yen Nguyen, Jessica Thawley and Alex Lee discover and characterize the second species in the genus Piscirickettsia.

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375 National Academy of Sciences members: Don’t abandon Paris Climate Agreement

375 National Academy of Sciences members: Don’t abandon Paris Climate Agreement

October 11, 2016  |  Comments
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Top U.S. scientists, including two UH Mānoa professors, pen open letter on climate urgency.

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Abundant and diverse ecosystem found in area targeted for deep-sea mining

Abundant and diverse ecosystem found in area targeted for deep-sea mining

July 28, 2016  |  1 Comment
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A study led by UH Mānoa’s Diva Amon discovered impressive diversity among the creatures living on the seafloor in the Clarion-Clipperton Zone.

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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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Microbial takeover on coral reefs?

Microbial takeover on coral reefs?

April 25, 2016  |  1 Comment
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New study co-authored by UH Mānoa assistant professor Craig Nelson explores how microbialization destroys links in delicate marine food chain.

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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  |  5 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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Four new algae species discovered in Hawaiʻi’s deep waters

Four new algae species discovered in Hawaiʻi’s deep waters

March 11, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Manoa researchers announced the discovery of four new species of deep-water algae from Hawaiʻi.

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UH Hilo marine science team publishes chapter on corals in Hawaiian culture

UH Hilo marine science team publishes chapter on corals in Hawaiian culture

March 8, 2016  |  Comments
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Three UH Hilo graduates and professor Misaki Takabayashi author a chapter in Ethnobiology of Corals and Coral Reefs

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