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Research Models How Deadly Virus Moves Among Pacific Salmon, Trout

For the first time researchers studying a deadly virus modeled how it spreads to young trout and salmon in the waters of the Columbia River Basin, showing that migrating adult fish are the main...

April 19, 2018

UA’s Urban Forest Earns ‘Tree Campus USA’ Times Three

For the third year in a row, the Arbor Day Foundation has recognized UA's sprawling forest as a "Tree Campus USA."

April 12, 2018

More Than Climate, Engineering Worsening Flooding Along Mississippi

Through discovering ancient floods along the Mississippi River, a group of scientists, including a University of Alabama professor, found human-led engineering, not climate, is the largest influence on worsening floods.

April 4, 2018

UA Students Highlight Research, Creativity during Annual Conference

More than 450 undergraduate students at The University of Alabama are highlighting their research and creative projects during the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference March 28-30.

March 26, 2018

UA Furthers Research, Educational Mission with Partnership

The University of Alabama’s partnership with the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research will benefit students, the state and the nation, said UA President Stuart R. Bell at an on-campus ceremony today.

March 26, 2018

Partnership Brings UA, Pakistan Researchers Together

A 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.

January 11, 2018

A Raw Deal

Dr. Mark Elliott is leading a project to get a grasp on how much raw wastewater, and the diseases it can spawn, flow into the water of Alabama's Black Belt.

December 11, 2017

Comb Jellies Possibly First Lineage to Branch Off Evolutionary Tree

A researcher at The University of Alabama was part of a new study that provides further evidence in support of a controversial hypothesis that a group of marine animals commonly called comb jellies were...

October 11, 2017

In Iceland Stream, Possible Glimpse Of Warming Future

When a normally cold stream in Iceland was warmed, the make-up of life inside changed as larger organisms thrived while smaller ones struggled. The findings carry implications for life in a warming climate as...

October 4, 2017

Up From The Ground

Initial research by a team of University of Alabama marine scientists hints groundwater contributes contaminants into Mobile Bay, a situation that could worsen as rising sea levels awaken contaminants dormant in the sediment. Scientists...

September 25, 2017

To Aid Utilities, Researchers Seek Ancient Floods Near Tennessee River

With funding from energy utilities, a team of researchers at The University of Alabama are collaborating with peers across the Southeast to understand the frequency and possible size of floods along the Tennessee River...

August 22, 2017

UA Professor to Lead Study of Nation’s Forests

Using satellite imagery and computer modeling, a research team led by The University of Alabama hopes to understand the future implications of the management of the nation’s forests.

August 18, 2017

UA Spin-off Technology Selected for National Start-Up Contest

Technology developed at The University of Alabama aimed at producing inexpensive, flexible thin-film solar cells for military applications has been selected for a national business start-up contest sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy.

June 5, 2017

Chesapeake Bay Pollution Extends to Early 19th Century, UA Study Confirms

Humans began measurably and negatively impacting water quality in the Chesapeake Bay in the first half of the 19th century, according to a study of eastern oysters by researchers at The University of Alabama.

April 13, 2017