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UA, ALDOT Lay Groundwork for Future Self-Driving Vehicles

Advanced technology used to make traveling safer and easier is the focus of a new project led by The University of Alabama and the Alabama Department of Transportation.

October 23, 2017

UA Researcher on Team Exploring Potential Lunar Habitats for Humans

An engineering researcher at The University of Alabama is part of a project garnering international attention to potential sites for future habitats on the moon.

October 18, 2017

UA Report: Business Confidence Holds Steady Across State

Business confidence among Alabama’s industry leaders remains high heading into the final quarter of 2017, according to a recent report from The University of Alabama.

October 16, 2017

New Mothers, Affluent Areas Drive ‘Anti-Vaccine’ Sentiment on Twitter

The anti-vaccination crowd is thriving on Twitter, where the negative sentiment clusters geographically across the United States, according to a recent study by an autism researcher at The University of Alabama.

October 12, 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

UA Initiative Aimed to Accelerate State’s Auto, Aerospace Sectors

An accelerator to enhance the competitiveness of Alabama’s automotive and aerospace industries has been created at The University of Alabama.

October 9, 2017

UA Researcher: Changes Needed to News Coverage of Mass Shooters

Reducing news coverage of rampage shooters’ personal information, like their names and photos, could be a deterrent to future mass shooters, according to a researcher at The University of Alabama.

October 5, 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

UA Alumna Donates $5 Million to Support Data, Cybersecurity Program

The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration celebrated today a generous $5 million gift from Marillyn A. Hewson, chairman, president, and CEO of Lockheed Martin.

September 25, 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

UA Researchers Help Find New Path to Promising Parkinson’s Treatment

Three researchers at The University of Alabama are part of work leading to a new direction for drug discovery in the quest to treat Parkinson’s disease.

September 18, 2017

Fruit Flies May Help Understand How Some Species Eat Poison

Out of hundreds of species of fruit flies, a handful can eat toxic mushrooms, and understanding why and how they pull this off could answer broader questions about evolution and adaptation.

September 14, 2017

UA Study Examines Fate of Firms with Initial Public Offerings in 1996

Twenty years after the largest number of initial public offerings in one year took place, a new study from The University of Alabama's Culverhouse College of Commerce explores what happened to the IPO companies....

September 11, 2017

UA Researcher Awarded Two NSF Grants

Dr. Douglas Gibler, professor and political science researcher at The University of Alabama Institute for Social Science Research, was recently awarded two grants from the National Science Foundation.

August 30, 2017