Tag: marine biology

How bacteria induce settling and transformation of marine larvae investigated

How bacteria induce settling and transformation of marine larvae investigated

January 26, 2016  |  Comments
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An $870,000 grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation will help UH researchers study the settling of larvae of marine invertebrate animals.

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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  |  1 Comment
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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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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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Beneficial bacteria in Hawaiian squid attracted to fatty acids

Beneficial bacteria in Hawaiian squid attracted to fatty acids

December 22, 2015  |  Comments
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A new study revealed that Vibrio fischeri has a novel type of receptors that sense the presence and concentration of fatty acids, a building block of all cell membranes.

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Undergrad helps discover new bacterium on way to marine biology degree

Undergrad helps discover new bacterium on way to marine biology degree

December 8, 2015  |  Comments
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Vanessa K. Zepeda was instrumental in the discovery of a spiral-shaped bacterium that is the only known representative of a new genus and species.

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Rapidly acidifying waters pose major threat for Southern Ocean ecosystem

Rapidly acidifying waters pose major threat for Southern Ocean ecosystem

November 2, 2015  |  1 Comment
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New study finds that increased human-induced carbon dioxide will make survival difficult for some organisms

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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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Three UH marine mammals will continue research role at Sea Life Park

Three UH marine mammals will continue research role at Sea Life Park

September 25, 2015  |  2 Comments
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Three marine mammals that have been involved in hearing and underwater noise studies at UH Mānoa for more than 20 years are relocating to Sea Life Park.

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UH Manoa scientists explore the frontiers of coral reef management

UH Manoa scientists explore the frontiers of coral reef management

August 12, 2015  |  2 Comments
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New study builds on ways to identify stressors affecting reef health and possible approaches to reef management and conservation.

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Explore ocean depths with live feed from expedition

Explore ocean depths with live feed from expedition

August 12, 2015  |  2 Comments
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Virtually explore deep waters of marine protected areas in the central Pacific Ocean with NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer

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