Recent UH News

Exploring biofilms and the search for life on Mars

Exploring biofilms and the search for life on Mars

Tuesday Nov 21, 2017 Rebecca Prescott, a UH Manoa microbiology student who recently received her PhD, has won a prestigious National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship award for her project.

Preservatives may harm “good” human bacteria, UH Maui study finds

Preservatives may harm “good” human bacteria, UH Maui study finds

Monday Nov 20, 2017 Food preservatives may be harmful to beneficial bacteria in the human body, according to a study at UH Maui College.

An interstellar visitor unmasked

An interstellar visitor unmasked

Monday Nov 20, 2017 Researchers, lead by UH Manoa Institute for Astronmy's Karen Meech, have made detailed measurements of the first interstellar object seen passing through our Solar System.

Microbiome transplants provide disease resistance in critically-endangered Hawaiian plant

Microbiome transplants provide disease resistance in critically-endangered Hawaiian plant

Thursday Nov 16, 2017 Transplanting wild microbes from healthy related plants can make a native Hawaiian plant healthier and likelier to survive in wild