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Studying Arms Race between Bacteria, Viruses Brings CAREER Award

Researchers at The University of Alabama hope to better understand how bacteria and viruses battle each other and, in the process, devise new strategies to combat antibiotic-resistant infections.
15-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Partnership Brings Alabama, Pakistan Researchers Together

professor at The University of Alabama is part of an international team performing geological research in northeast Pakistan aiming to understand where possible oil and gas deposits reside beneath the surface.
11-Jan-2018 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Solving Galactic Mysteries a Few Minutes at a Time

A project led by an astronomer at The University of Alabama that includes amateur astronomers will use gaps in the schedule of the Hubble Space Telescope to get a better look at oddities found in the sky.
20-Dec-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


UA Study to Take ‘Deep Dive’ into Risk Factors for Veterans, Suicides

University of Alabama researchers, America’s Warrior Partnership and The Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation have partnered on a four-year, $2.9 million study to explore risk factors that contribute to suicides, early mortality and self-harm among...
18-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Faculty Awarded NOAA Grant to Improve Tornado Warnings for Deaf

Researchers at The University of Alabama will study how tornado warnings could be improved in their accessibility and comprehension by members of the Deaf, Blind and Deaf-Blind communities.
5-Dec-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

An Insomnia Label More Harmful Than Poor Sleep

People who worry about poor sleep have more emotional and physical problems during the day than those who do not worry, regardless of how well either sleep, according to research conducted at The University of Alabama.
6-Nov-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Women CEOs More Likely to be Targeted by Activist Shareholders

Women CEOs are much more likely than their male counterparts to be targeted by activist shareholders, according to research conducted by a team that included two University of Alabama business professors.
31-Oct-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Partnership Lays Groundwork for Self-Driving Vehicles

Advanced technology used to make traveling safer and more efficient is the focus of a new project led by The University of Alabama and the Alabama Department of Transportation.
25-Oct-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Winter Olympics Offer Chance for Sports Media Researcher to Monitor Gender Gap and Influence of Mobile Devices.

1-Feb-2018 10:05 AM EST

Pfizer Announcement on Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Diseases Underscores Need for Government Money for Medical Research.

11-Jan-2018 4:05 PM EST

The Aug. 21 Total Solar Eclipse Over the U.S. Is Not Just a Once in a Century Event for Some, It's a Sign of the End Times and the Beginning of the Biblical Apocalypse.

8-Aug-2017 10:00 AM EDT


Three Good Ways to See the Solar Eclipse Without Staring at the Sun, Even for Partial Eclipse

19-Jul-2017 11:05 AM EDT


Halloween Activities Help Babies Develop Senses, Kids Develop Empathy

Babies crunching leaves in their hands, children creating costumes with their parents, and families picking pumpkins at the local pumpkin patch -- it doesn't have to be cheap or include witches and werewolves for parents to spend time with their...
28-Oct-2016 2:05 PM EDT

Women Athletes Dominate Prime Time Telecast of 2016 Olympics

23-Aug-2016 3:05 PM EDT


Insight Available on Record-Breaking Floods Across Globe

23-Aug-2016 1:20 PM EDT


Billings: Regardless of How States Define 'Gambling,' Fantasy Sports Games More Skill Than Luck

There are gray areas when trying to classify daily sports fantasy contests as games of skill or luck, but the unique attributes of repetitions and permutations, despite the quick payouts, make fantasy sports games of skill.
6-Jan-2016 2:05 PM EST

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