Tag: Pacific Biosciences Research Center

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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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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Coordinated national and global effort needed to understand Earth’s microbiome

Coordinated national and global effort needed to understand Earth’s microbiome

October 30, 2015  |  Comments
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Recent publications co-authored by UH Mānoa researcher Margaret McFall-Ngai urge governments to support coordinated research effort on microbiomes.

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Bond gene in fruit flies controls fertility of rival males

Bond gene in fruit flies controls fertility of rival males

September 15, 2015  |  Comments
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Pacific Biosciences Research Center researchers identified a single gene in fruit flies that controls male pheromone production, male fertility and, surprisingly, the fertility of rival males.

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Research shows catastrophic invertebrate extinction in Hawaiʻi and globally

Research shows catastrophic invertebrate extinction in Hawaiʻi and globally

August 10, 2015  |  2 Comments
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New study provides rigorous assessment of extinction of invertebrates in Hawaiʻi.

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New research uncovers brain circuit in fruit fly that detects anti-aphrodisiac

New research uncovers brain circuit in fruit fly that detects anti-aphrodisiac

July 7, 2015  |  1 Comment
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UH Mānoa research finds brain circuit in male fruit flies that controls mating decisions.

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New technology helps researchers trace origins of codfish decline

New technology helps researchers trace origins of codfish decline

February 25, 2014  |  Comments
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Scientists at UH Mānoa use new molecular techniques to identify how climate change affects the copepod, a key food source for cod.

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Marine tubeworms need nudge to transition from larvae state

Marine tubeworms need nudge to transition from larvae state

January 13, 2014  |  Comments
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Researchers at UH Mānoa’s Kewalo Marine Laboratory have discovered a biological trigger behind the biofouling buildup.

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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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