Tag: School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology

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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UH researchers reach North Pole aboard U.S. icebreaker Healy

UH researchers reach North Pole aboard U.S. icebreaker Healy

September 11, 2015  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa’s Chris Measures and Mariko Hatta part of firts U.S. Coast Guard team to reach the North Pole unaccompanied.

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Researcher’s work in bioplastics leads to $1.4 million contract

Researcher’s work in bioplastics leads to $1.4 million contract

September 10, 2015  |  Comments
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Hawaiʻi Natural Energy Institute researcher Jian Yu focuses on new technologies to produce bioplastics from inexpensive feedstocks.

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David Karl wins $770,000 Balzan Prize in oceanography

David Karl wins $770,000 Balzan Prize in oceanography

September 8, 2015  |  Comments
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David Karl was awarded the 2015 Balzan Prize in recognition of his lifetime of impactful research in the field of microbial oceanography.

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UH Manoa receives top ranking for earth and environmental science

UH Manoa receives top ranking for earth and environmental science

August 20, 2015  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa ranked 15th in the world for earth and environmental science, according to this year’s Nature Index

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UH researchers return with latest El Nino data from the central equatorial Pacific

UH researchers return with latest El Nino data from the central equatorial Pacific

August 18, 2015  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa research team finds that small-scale ocean mixing has large impact.

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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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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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Parental experience may help coral offspring survive climate change

Parental experience may help coral offspring survive climate change

August 6, 2015  |  4 Comments
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Preconditioning adult corals to increased temperature and ocean acidification resulted in offspring that may be better able to handle those future environmental stressors.

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