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Some Fear ‘Designer Drugs’ Will Lead to Racial Medicine, UA Historian Awarded MIT Fellowship to Study Connection

A University of Alabama expert on America's racial history has been awarded a fellowship to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he will join scholars researching so-called "designer medicines" and the possibilities they could...

June 2, 2005

Alabama Housing Market Shows Continued Strength, According to Stats from UA’s Real Estate Center

Alabama's housing market showed continued strength in April with 5,352 units sold, up 7.23 percent over the previous month, according to figures released by the Alabama Real Estate Research and Education Center at The...

June 2, 2005

Income Growth Offsets Increased Home Prices in First Quarter, According to starts from UA’s Real Estate Research Center

The Alabama Housing Affordability Index for the first quarter of 2005 remained virtually unchanged from the fourth quarter of last year, according to figures from the Alabama Real Estate Research and Education Center at...

May 19, 2005

Seizing the Data

Science magazine, arguably the world's premier research journal for scientists, recently highlighted a University of Alabama undergraduate student's efforts in constructing an online database on the genetics of epilepsy.

May 14, 2005

Existing Home Sales Post Another Double-Digit Increase, According to UA Housing Research and Education Center Stats

Unstoppable? It seems like nothing can stop Alabama's housing market, not even rising mortgage rates, higher gas prices, or an underperforming U.S. economy.

May 4, 2005

Alabama Housing Market Rebounds in February, According to Stats from UA’s Real Estate Research Center

The Alabama existing home market rebounded some in February as the number of existing homes sold increased to 3,856, a 15.2 percent increase over January sales, according to figures released by the Alabama Real...

April 12, 2005

UA Scientists Demonstrate Protein’s Therapeutic Potential for Parkinson’s

University of Alabama researchers have demonstrated that a specific protein protects against the loss of the brain neurons whose demise leads to Parkinson’s disease, a central nervous system disorder estimated to affect more than...

April 12, 2005

Microarrays Grant Mega Insight

Growing fruits and vegetables is big business in Chile. Dr. Katrina Ramonell is interested in the tiny science of microarrays — a technology enabling researchers to study thousands of genes simultaneously. Combining the two...

April 11, 2005

State Housing Market Sending Mixed Signals for 2005, According to UA Real Estate Center

The Alabama housing market was sending mixed signals at the beginning of the new year, according to the Alabama Real Estate Research and Education Center at The University of Alabama.

March 9, 2005

Virtual Care

The Institute of Medicine estimates that almost 100,000 patients die each year because of human errors in their care. This estimate is greater than the numbers of annual deaths from vehicle crashes, AIDS or...

February 25, 2005

Housing Affordability Increases in Last Quarter of ’04, According to UA’s Real Estate Research Center

After three consecutive quarters of decline, housing affordability in Alabama actually increased during the last three months of 2004, according to figures from the Alabama Real Estate Research and Education Center at The University...

February 16, 2005

State Housing Market Sets Yet Another Record, According to UA’s Real Estate Center

The Alabama housing market finished the year with a strong showing in December and yet another sales record, according to figures released by the Alabama Real Estate Research and Education Center at The University...

February 7, 2005

Alabama Economy, Employment Stronger in 2005, According to UA Business Center’s Forecast

Alabama's economy is expected to grow by 3.3 percent this year, according to the first quarter 2005 forecast from the Center for Business and Economic Research at The University of Alabama.

February 4, 2005

Researchers at UA and AU Team to Study Deer-Vehicle Crashes

Researchers from The University of Alabama and Auburn University recently released study results that focus on the role of wildlife habitat and its influence on deer-vehicle crashes.

February 3, 2005

UA Scientist to Help Develop New Environmental Organization

A University of Alabama ecologist is among a select group of scientists chosen to help develop guidelines for a newly formed national organization focusing on environmental science issues.

January 27, 2005