Recent UH News

Mission V crew enters HI-SEAS Mars simulation habitat on Mauna Loa

Mission V crew enters HI-SEAS Mars simulation habitat on Mauna Loa

Friday Jan 20, 2017 Six astronaut-like crewmembers entered a geodesic dome located 8,200 feet above sea level on Mauna Loa, which will serve as their home for the next eight months.

Environmental science undergraduate students make new Hawaiʻi discoveries

Environmental science undergraduate students make new Hawaiʻi discoveries

Thursday Jan 19, 2017 Mia Delano and Kaitlyn Nelson conducted research on coral’s tolerance to changing ocean conditions and the vulnerability of Hawaiʻi communities to projected sea level rise.

Potential biofuel crops in Hawaiʻi may successfully sequester carbon in soil

Potential biofuel crops in Hawaiʻi may successfully sequester carbon in soil

Friday Jan 13, 2017 PLOS ONE study finds that two potential biofuel crops in Hawaiʻi—sugarcane and napiergrass—may sequester more carbon in soil than is lost to the atmosphere,

Marijuana compounds show promise in treatment of cardiac disease

Marijuana compounds show promise in treatment of cardiac disease

Friday Jan 13, 2017 UH Mānoa’s Alexander Stokes obtained a U.S. patent for his cannabinoid receptor therapy to help develop new medicines for heart failure.