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Friday, February 28, 2020
The Assets School robotics team placed second in the state championships in its second year with the program.
AMOS on Maunakea
Astronomers now have a new pair of eyes to detect meteors over Hawaii using a state-of-the-art monitoring system installed on the rooftops of existing buildings on Maunakea and Haleakalā
Russell Messing
AHR assisted in the renewal of the taro farms, from performing water and soil testing for contaminants to lending strong backs for cleanup.
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A UH student's design for a smart motorcycle helmet won the 9th UH Breakthrough Innvation Challenge.
The Onizuka Day of Exploration offers more than 100 games, activities and exhibits, both indoors and out.
The National Science Foundation has awarded $20 million to the University of Hawaii to do a five-year, groundbreaking study of water sustainability issues through a collaboration called ‘Ike Wai. UH officials say the project will provide critical data and data models to water resource stakeholders. Increasing population, changing land use practices and issues relating to climate change are contributing to growing concerns over water quality and quantity in Hawaii. "Water really is life," said UH President David Lassner.
When confronted with a jellyfish sting, people often reach for an ice pack for relief. But a new study out of the University of Hawaii has found that the opposite approach is more effective. A recent study by researchers at UH Mānoa, published this month in the journal Toxins, may finally put to rest the ongoing debate about whether to use cold or heat to treat jellyfish stings. Their systematic and critical review provides overwhelming evidence that clinical outcomes from all kinds of jellyfish stings are improved following treatment with hot packs or hot-water immersion. Jellyfish stings are a growing public health concern worldwide and are responsible for more deaths than shark attacks each year.
A team from Hawaii Pacific University recently won the Hawaii site of the 2015 ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC), Pacific Northwest region, on November 14. Competing in Division 1, the HPU team 00FF00 (hexadecimal code...
University of Hawaii community college students watched their scientific payload spin into space today when a two-stage Terrier-Improved Malemute sounding rocket was launched around midnight Hawaii time from NASAʻs Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. The UH...
NASA has announced the selection of seven science instruments to be included on the Mars 2020 rover. Three scientists from the University of Hawaii at Mānoa School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) -- Sarah Fagents, Shiv Sharma and Anupam Misra -- will be members on the instrument teams to conduct unprecedented science and exploration technology investigations on the Red Planet. The new rover will carry sophisticated hardware and instruments to perform geological assessments of the rover's landing site, determine the potential habitability of the environment, and directly search for signs of ancient Martian life.