Recent UH News

Video features ʻalalā, Hawaiian crow, research and conservation work

Video features ʻalalā, Hawaiian crow, research and conservation work

Wednesday May 4, 2016 UH Hilo scientists and partners working on bringing the &#699alal&#257, or Hawaiian crow, back from near extinction are celebrating the first hatchlings of the 2016 breeding season.

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.