Research

UA Cyber Security Researcher Explains Cloudflare Data Leak

Matthew Hudnall, deputy director of UA’s Center for Advanced Public Safety, explains the Cloudflare bug that has caused a massive data leak from Internet sites like Uber and Fitbit. (Story via WVTM 13)

A Conversation With Dr. Alan Blum, Gerald Leon Wallace Endowed Chair in Family Medicine at the UA College of Community Health Sciences

Dr. Alan Blum, Gerald Leon Wallace Endowed Chair in Family Medicine at the UA College of Community Health Sciences, discusses why physicians need to be more active and creative in the clinic, classroom and community in smoking prevention and cessation.

“We should definitely be planning for sea level rise in coastal communities, especially those on the Gulf Coast. . . . As a paleoclimatologist, I see sea level rise as the greatest threat to our society.”

Dr. Rebecca Minzoni, assistant professor of geological sciences (AL.com)

“They (certain birds) don’t participate in this behavior during the breeding season because their energy is geared towards producing and raising young birds. It probably happens in the winter because there is power in numbers in terms of avoiding predators. The crazy swirling effort by thousands at dusk is likely a way to confuse any nearby predators such as hawks and owls.”

Dr. Michael K. Steinberg, associate professor in New College, discussing flocks of swirling birds at dusk (AL.com)