The name Auricullela gagneorum was chosen to honor long-time champions of Hawaiian biodiversity, Wayne and Betsy Gagne. The couple spent their lives advocating for the discovery, study and preservation of Hawaii’s biocultural resources.
"The biggest challenge for the state right now is how to implement and control travel-related spread. Careful analysis of how the spreading factors change are key to mathematical modeling."
"We proposed a simple 'Spit-in-a-Cup' that is fast, cheap and accurate, which could be used to simply test at home, at school, at work, or airports."
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More than two dozen individuals who are making significant contributions to weed science were presented with awards by the Weed Science Society of America.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a five-year, $2.6-million grant to University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center researchers to study the role of the BAP1 gene in human cancer development and cell metabolism.