Recent UH News

Back from the deep freeze: A piece of the early Solar System returns

Back from the deep freeze: A piece of the early Solar System returns

Friday Apr 29, 2016 Astronomers found an object that appears to be made of inner Solar System material from the time of Earth’s formation, which has been preserved in the Oort Cloud for billions of years.

Protecting diversity on coral reefs: DNA may hold the key

Protecting diversity on coral reefs: DNA may hold the key

Wednesday Apr 27, 2016 Researchers find that large areas of intact coral reef, not disturbed by humans or climate change, harbor the greatest amount of genetic diversity

Coral toolkit allows floating larvae to transform into reef skeletons

Coral toolkit allows floating larvae to transform into reef skeletons

Wednesday Apr 27, 2016 Researchers identified key and novel components of the molecular “toolkit” that allow corals to build their skeletons and described when these components are used.

Microbial takeover on coral reefs?

Microbial takeover on coral reefs?

Monday Apr 25, 2016 New study co-authored by UH Mānoa assistant professor Craig Nelson explores how microbialization destroys links in delicate marine food chain.