Tag: School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology

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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Jellyfish researcher Angel Yanagihara chosen as a Fulbright Specialist

Jellyfish researcher Angel Yanagihara chosen as a Fulbright Specialist

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

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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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Findings of independent investigation into lab accident expected in May

Findings of independent investigation into lab accident expected in May

April 27, 2016  |  1 Comment
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The independent investigation into the March 16, 2016 explosion in a UH Mānoa laboratory is now expected to be complete in mid to late May.

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Coral toolkit allows floating larvae to transform into reef skeletons

Coral toolkit allows floating larvae to transform into reef skeletons

April 27, 2016  |  Comments
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Researchers identified key and novel components of the molecular “toolkit” that allow corals to build their skeletons and described when these components are used.

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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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Investigation continues into lab explosion at UH

Investigation continues into lab explosion at UH

April 18, 2016  |  1 Comment
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Honolulu Fire Department report on investigation into the March 16 explosion in the Mānoa POST building released.

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New imaging technique reveals vulnerability of coral reefs

New imaging technique reveals vulnerability of coral reefs

April 13, 2016  |  Comments
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Using µCT (micro-computed tomography) scans, UH Mānoa’s Nyssa Silbiger and colleagues were able to calculate detailed bioerosion rates on coral reefs.

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Piggybacking viruses

Piggybacking viruses

April 6, 2016  |  Comments
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In the microscopic life that thrives around coral reefs researchers have discovered an interplay between viruses and microbes that defies conventional wisdom.

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Independent investigation of POST lab explosion underway

Independent investigation of POST lab explosion underway

April 4, 2016  |  1 Comment
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The University of California Center for Laboratory Safety will conduct an independent investigation of the explosion at UH Mānoa’s POST building on March 16, 2016.

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