Recent UH News

Smokers with newly discovered genetic markers have higher lung cancer risk

Smokers with newly discovered genetic markers have higher lung cancer risk

Wednesday Aug 24, 2016 Researchers discover new genetic markers associated with a fast rate of nicotine metabolism, which potentially leads smokers to smoke more, thereby, increasing their risk for lung cancer.

Project Imua payload successfully launched

Project Imua payload successfully launched

Thursday Aug 18, 2016 The Project Imua payload developed by students from four UH community colleges launched from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility.

Improving storm forecasting goal of UH Mānoa and Jonathan Merage Foundation partnership

Improving storm forecasting goal of UH Mānoa and Jonathan Merage Foundation partnership

Monday Aug 15, 2016 SOEST’s Steven Businger explores how long-range lightning can improve storm forecasting.

Infant mortality in post-earthquake Haiti

Infant mortality in post-earthquake Haiti

Friday Aug 12, 2016 UH Mānoa researchers find more needs to be done to assist displaced families living in camps as a result of natural disasters.