Recent UH News

World Cancer Day 2016: Why HPV vaccination rates are low in Hawaii

World Cancer Day 2016: Why HPV vaccination rates are low in Hawaii

Friday Feb 5, 2016 The Hawaiʻi HPV Immunization Improvement Project points to reasons why the vaccine rate has remained low in the state among boys and decreased in recent years among girls.

Native silverswords threatened by shifting climate patterns

Native silverswords threatened by shifting climate patterns

Tuesday Feb 2, 2016 UH Mānoa researchers shows how shifting atmospheric circulation patterns that may be caused by climate change are threatening populations of the iconic silversword on Haleakalā.

Gene sequencing of rare Hawaiian crow will assist in conservation efforts

Gene sequencing of rare Hawaiian crow will assist in conservation efforts

Thursday Jan 28, 2016 A UH Hilo researcher assisted in sequencing the rare Hawaiian crow’s genome, which will assist conservation efforts.

Y gene not necessary for assisted reproduction of mice

Y gene not necessary for assisted reproduction of mice

Thursday Jan 28, 2016 New John A. Burns School of Medicine study discovers two genes can be substituted for Y chromosome in spermatogenesis and reproduction