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UA McNair Scholars to Present Annual Research Conference

The fifth annual University of Alabama McNair Scholars Research Conference will be held Thursday, Oct. 14, at the Alabama Museum of Natural History in Smith Hall on the UA campus.

October 11, 2004

UA Researcher to Create Family ‘Legacies’ to Help Deal with Illness

Few things leave people feeling as helpless and stressed as caring for a seriously ill family member.

October 5, 2004

UA’s Engineering College Unveils New Research Airplane

University of Alabama engineering researchers can now be seen high in the sky. After many years of analyzing air-quality on the ground, UA is the second university in the country operating a Sky Arrow...

October 1, 2004

Innovative Classes and Research Give UA Chemistry Professor Two Achievement Awards

A University of Alabama chemistry class will explore different bacteria, including ones that eat sulfur and rock, through funding supplied by a National Science Foundation Award. Dr. Kevin Redding, associate professor of chemistry in...

September 29, 2004

UA Telescopes will Monitor Close Approach of Asteroid Toutatis

The asteroid Toutatis will make a close approach to the Earth this month. University of Alabama astronomers will be on the rooftop of Gallalee Hall at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 24 to see if...

September 20, 2004

Debates to be Crucial Given Closeness of Race, Says UA Presidential Debate Expert

An uninspiring speaker debating a man known for verbal fumbles may not sound like riveting television, but a University of Alabama professor who authored a book on the history and influence of presidential debates...

September 20, 2004

Media Advisory — UA to Unveil new Research Airplane at News Conference

UA to Unveil new Research Airplane at News Conference

September 20, 2004

When the ‘Terrible Twos’ Don’t Go Away

A University of Alabama psychologist with international success in modifying aggressive behavior in children is working with dozens of elementary schools to further gauge his program's effectiveness in reducing substance abuse risks.

September 17, 2004

Fish Tails Galore

It's no wonder you can hear so many good fish tales in Alabama when you consider how many different types of fish tails can be found in the state's waters.

August 26, 2004

Martian Minerals

Looking at rocks in Idaho might not be the first place that comes to mind in searching for clues to whether life exists on Mars, but that's where The University of Alabama's Dr. Eric...

August 1, 2004

Gaining an Edge

When she enrolled at UA as a freshman in 2002, Caitlin Prickett never considered she would soon begin modifying the "building blocks" that make up the genetic code of human life — pretty heady...

July 18, 2004

UA Research on Rare Disorder Brings Insight into Epilepsy

Researchers at The University of Alabama, who have found a way to mimic epileptic seizures in the tiny roundworm C. elegans, have published their findings in the current issue of a top ranked scientific...

June 12, 2004

Protecting Environment Goes High Tech for Geographer

A University of Alabama geographer is monitoring the Gulf of Mexico's water quality from a few hundred miles inland. In fact, with some assistance from a satellite orbiting some 438 miles above the Pensacola,...

May 21, 2004

UA Professor to Explore WWII Shipwrecks that May Hold Key to Biological Mysteries of the Deep

A team of scientists, including a University of Alabama marine biologist, will venture into the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico on an 18-day research mission to investigate the long-term effect of manmade...

April 15, 2004

A Crisis of Care

Alabama's Black Belt is part of a region that is home to both the richest soil and the poorest people in the United States. It is an area where economic stagnation is common and...

December 1, 2003