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Worm-like Mollusks Lost Traits Over Time, UA-led Research Confirms

The mollusk pruvotinidae, an aplacophoran Solenogastres taken near Iceland.

A perplexing group of worm-like mollusks are not primitive ancestors of the group, rather they lost many traditional mollusk traits over time, according to new evidence.

May 16, 2019

$1.4 Million Grant Establishes Alabama Power Innovation Fund

Mark Crews, of Alabama Power, makes a presentation to UA President Stuart R. Bell and Dr. Russell Mumper.

The University of Alabama has been awarded a $1.4 million grant from the Alabama Power Foundation to support business innovation, entrepreneurship, small business growth and talent retention in the state.

May 15, 2019

Higher Reach

1903077, Earthquake simulation timber shake in Large Scale Structures Lab, shot 03-29-19

Engineering researchers at The University of Alabama hope to combine two methods of constructing tall-wood buildings to yield a new system that could lead to wood-framed buildings reaching eight to 12 stories and that...

May 13, 2019

All University Web Content Must be Accessible by November

On Tuesday, Thompson will send an email to all University online content creators. The email will serve as a reminder to everyone that they share in the responsibility of making the Capstone accessible and...

May 13, 2019

Researchers Find Patterns Associated with Extreme Floods

Dr. Moradkhani

Extreme floods across the continental United States are associated with four broad atmospheric patterns, a machine-learning based analysis of extreme floods found.

May 10, 2019

Researchers Quicken Drug Discovery Method via Zombie-Like Cells

Researchers are using zombie-like cells that behave normally on the outside, but are filled with magnetic particles inside, to screen potential drugs from natural products.

May 9, 2019

What You Need to Know About Measles

The recent outbreak of measles in several parts of the nation has brought the once thought to be eliminated virus to the forefront of media and everyday conversation.

May 6, 2019

UA Professors Chosen for Fulbrights

A gallery of University faculty who have received Fulbrights.

Three members of The University of Alabama’s faculty will receive Fulbright Scholar Grants for the upcoming year.

May 2, 2019

Yes, A Box Encourages a Child’s Imagination, Research Confirms

Researchers conclude that children’s play spaces can benefit from the inclusion of generic objects with few details as tools to promote object substitution and creative play.

May 1, 2019

UA Joins UN Network for Sustainable Solutions

A University of Alabama College of Engineering research center has been invited to join a global initiative for the United Nations with a focus on sustainable development.

April 25, 2019

World-Renowned Statistics Professor Wins Burnum Award

Chakraborti’s contributions to the field in his 35-year career have earned him many prestigious awards, recognitions and elite organization invitations, and now, it’s earned him one more: the Burnum Distinguished Faculty Award.

April 24, 2019

Three Students, Six Degrees, One Company

STEM pah to MBA students

A trio of students formed Ortho Screws, a start-up company based on a sensor designed to alert patients and health providers if orthopedic screws are loosening.

April 24, 2019

Student Club Wants a Friendlier World for the Bees

The UA Bee Club is dedicated to making the world a friendlier place for the essential honey bee.

April 24, 2019

Business Executives Express Confidence in Second Quarter Growth

Read details from UA's CBER.

April 23, 2019

Mind Over (Drone) Matter

Moving a drone via your thoughts is possible through a combination of neuroscience and computer science, University of Alabama researchers show.

April 23, 2019