Recent UH News

How bright is the future of space food?

How bright is the future of space food?

Friday Feb 24, 2017 UH Mānoa student Aleca Borsuk’s work with ancient grains may help feed future missions to Mars.

Jute fiber genomes could help improve production of natural fiber

Jute fiber genomes could help improve production of natural fiber

Friday Feb 24, 2017 The research will be used to improve the plants’ traits, such as fiber quality, yield, disease resistance and salinity tolerance.

Climate change research at UH Hilo: tree rings and bird song

Climate change research at UH Hilo: tree rings and bird song

Thursday Feb 23, 2017 Professor of biology Patrick Hart and his research team are studying the endemic māmane tree and palila bird to learn how to predict future environmental changes.

Birth control for mosquitoes targeted at saving Hawaiian birds

Birth control for mosquitoes targeted at saving Hawaiian birds

Thursday Feb 23, 2017 UH Manoa and UH Hilo scientists are working to reduce the population of mosquitoes that threaten native bird species.