Tag: marine biology

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  |  Comments
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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  |  2 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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Coral reef society honors UH Mānoa professor

Coral reef society honors UH Mānoa professor

March 1, 2016  |  1 Comment
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UH Mānoa professor Mark Hixon recognized as a first-cohort Fellow of the International Society for Reef Studies

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Sea pig and sea spider encounters highlight of Antarctic expedition

Sea pig and sea spider encounters highlight of Antarctic expedition

February 17, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa undergraduate student McKenna Lewis explores impacts of climate change on marine biology in an icy ‘paradise.’

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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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