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$3M to reduce biopsies, improve breast cancer screening

$3M to reduce biopsies, improve breast cancer screening

Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 A $3M public impact research study will help improve screening methods for women of Hawaiʻi and the U.S. The post $3M to reduce biopsies, improve breast cancer screening first appeared on University of Hawaiʻi System News.

Frozen DNA shows climate change drove species extinction in the Arctic

Frozen DNA shows climate change drove species extinction in the Arctic

Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 Climate change contributed to the disappearance of large animals in the Arctic. The post Frozen DNA shows climate change drove species extinction in the Arctic first appeared on University of Hawaiʻi System News.

Extinct ground sloth was an omnivore, not vegetarian

Extinct ground sloth was an omnivore, not vegetarian

Tuesday Oct 19, 2021 Based on a chemical analysis of amino acids preserved in sloth hair, the researchers uncovered evidence that this gigantic extinct sloth was an omnivore. The post Extinct ground sloth was an omnivore, not vegetarian first appeared on University of Hawaiʻi System News.

UH startup improves flood-risk management in 54 U.S. communities

UH startup improves flood-risk management in 54 U.S. communities

Monday Oct 18, 2021 Hohonu, Inc. provides environmental water level monitoring to help communities adapt to climate change. The post UH startup improves flood-risk management in 54 U.S. communities first appeared on University of Hawaiʻi System News.